New Tricks With the Dogs of the Dow by Mark Vakkur, M.D.
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ..."The Dogs of the Dow," a popular strategy based on
purchasing the highest-yielding stocks each year, is
reviewed here using a longer lookback period than
originally used, as well as detailed analyses of the
risks and rewards.
On Beating the Dow, Michael
O'Higgins and John Downes
outlined two high-yield strategies
that achieve substantially
greater returns than the Dow
Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) with less risk. Here's
a statistical analysis of these strategies, extending the
study period back to 1957. The two main strategies to
analyze the DJIA are simple. Each year, buy equal