Democratic Donors ranked among the worst performers on Friday. It fell by -2.36% to close at 1156.57. On a day when the overall market breadth was 35%, it closed higher than 68% of the market. In comparison, the benchmark SP500 index closed today at -0.0191%.
Buy-and-Hold investors in ~DEMOCRATICDONOR experienced a maximum drawdown of -10.89% over the last three months. It fell by -8.83% during this bearish trending period. There were both Long and Short signals during this period, where the short signals were significantly more profitable than the long signals. The net profit from Short signals was +3.85%.
~DEMOCRATICDONOR has been outperforming the SP500 index in recent time. It showed significant underperformance (compared to the SP500 index) from 5 Jun, 2017 to 10 Oct, 2018. Over the last 2 years 11 months and 10 days, ~DEMOCRATICDONOR underperformed the SP500 index on 43% days. Which indicates that on days ~DEMOCRATICDONOR underperforms the SP500 index, it's performance is marginally worse than on the days it outperforms the SP500 index.
~DEMOCRATICDONOR returned losses on 51% days in the last three months. During this time, it delivered on average -0.14% per day. It delivered it's worst daily return of -3.9%, during this period, on Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2018. The longest stort-term trend during this period was 6 losing days, which started on 4 Oct, 2018 and ended on 11 Oct, 2018. This bearish trend lost -6.81% of investor capital.
During the last year ~DEMOCRATICDONOR had 7 profitable months and 5 loss making months. ~DEMOCRATICDONOR returned profits in fewer months than SP500 index. ~DEMOCRATICDONOR was also a less risky investment than SP500 index as it's worst month in the last year, Oct 2018, returned -6.56% compared to -7.28% returned by SP500 index in Oct 2018. ~DEMOCRATICDONOR had a shorter streak of profitable months than SP500 index. It only went up in 5 straight months during the last year. It is interesting to note that both ~DEMOCRATICDONOR and SP500 index significantly outperform during months when quarterly/annual results are announced.
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~DEMOCRATICDONOR is currently seeing overall increase in volatility. In comparison, the SP500 index is seeing increase in volatility. During the last three months, there was a significant surge in ~DEMOCRATICDONOR's volatility from 17 Sep, 2018 to 4 Dec, 2018. While there was a significant surge in the SP500 index's volatility from 25 Sep, 2018 to 29 Oct, 2018.
Advanced/professional short-term investors should note that ~DEMOCRATICDONOR has significant positive skewness in it's return distribution. This indicates that investors can expect ~DEMOCRATICDONOR to recover from drawdowns quickly. Which makes ~DEMOCRATICDONOR a good candidate for investing on short-term bullish trends or even counter-trends hoping for a pull-back.
~DEMOCRATICDONOR has more chance of extreme outcomes than the SP500 index. Therefore, ~DEMOCRATICDONOR must receive a lower allocation than SP500 in your portfolio. SP500 index usually has shorter drawdown period than ~DEMOCRATICDONOR.
Based on your interest in ~DEMOCRATICDONOR you may find it interesting to know that GNK and IMTE are highly volatile and therefore risky. Investors should consider limiting their exposure to these instruments (because of their volatile nature).
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