Downside Protection With Double-Digit Returns by John Manley
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...Downside Protection With Double-Digit Returns by John Manley
This strategy has potential for double-digit returns with a large built-in hedge.
Current market conditions have set up a unique opportunity to build a conservative portfolio that will profit even if the market falls by a certain percent, stays flat, or eventually rises over the remainder of the year. It goes without saying we have witnessed the most violent and dramatic market moves of the last 75 years of late. After falling a whopping 38.5% in 2008, the Standard & Poor's 500 is already down another 21% in the first eight weeks o...