While beating the market is no easy task in any given year, today’s article notes – as per Bank of America – that “2016 has been the most difficult year on record for active managers.” In light of this, the author outlines a simple strategy – which comes from The Leuthold Group, “one of the top institutional research firms in the world” – to circumvent the poor results of active management and beat the S&P 500. The strategy in question involves a twist on the ‘Sell In May And Go Away’ adage and has beaten the S&P 500 in 22 out of 27 years. To read about this strategy – which involves switching in May rather than selling – as well as for two ETFs through which it can be carried out, CLICK HERE.
The Market-Beating “Switch In May” Strategy (And The ETF “Tag Team” To Do It)
- by Bob Mitchell