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Mutual Funds

In each of my Intelligence Report Master Lists (including my equities-based Retirement Compounders and my Featured Funds list for this month) you’ll find a breakdown of my recommendations. For my complete Mutual Funds and ETFs Master List (including my new Dynamic Maximizers and Cycle Allocator Plus portfolios) please download the Mutual Funds PDF. You can easily look up all of the important statistics on my recommendations, such as price history, P/E and recent news, using this website’s stock quote search engine.

Dynamic Maximizers

Holdings Allocation
Vanguard GNMA 30%
Vanguard Short-Term Investment Grade 25%
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade 15%
Vanguard Consumer Staples 12.5%
Vanguard Dividend Growth * 12.5%
SPDR GoldShares 5%
Total DMs 100%
* Alternative Recommendation: Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF(VIG)

Cycle Allocator Plus

Sector Model Weights
Consumer Discretionary 7.0%
Consumer Staples 20.0%
Energy 8.0%
Financials 13.0%
Health Care 20.0%
Industrials 10.0%
Information Technology 11.0%
Materials 3.0%
Telecommunication Services 4.0%
Utilities 4.0%
Real Estate 0.0%

Featured Funds

Mutual Funds and ETFs Master List

Name Fund Type YTD% Return Expense Ratio (%)*
Alerian MLP ETF (AMLP) ETF 1 0.85
BlackRock Energy & Resources (BGR) Closed-end -3 1.11
BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend (BDJ) Closed-end 9 0.85
BlackRock Resources & Commodities (BCX) Closed-end 3 1.07
Central Fund of Canada (CEF) Closed-end 7 0.35
CurrencyShares Canadian Dollar Trust (FXC) ETF -2 0.40
CurrencyShares Swedish Krona (FXS) ETF 1 0.40
CurrencyShares Swiss Franc (FXF) ETF 1 0.40
ETFS Physical Palladium (PALL) ETF 17 0.60
ETFS Physical Platinum Shares (PPLT) ETF 1 0.60
Fidelity Floating Rate High Income Fund (FFRHX) Open-end 2 0.71
Fidelity Health Care ETF (FHLC) ETF 11 0.08
Fidelity Nordic (FNORX) Open-end 12 0.98
Fidelity Select Energy (FSENX) Open-end -10 0.78
Fidelity Select Natural Gas (FSNGX) Open-end -14 0.87
First ISE-Revere Natural Gas Index Fund (FCG) ETF -11 0.60
iShares Dow Jones Oil & Gas Exploration and Production (IEO) ETF -10 0.44
iShares Dow Jones Transportation Average (IYT) ETF 1 0.44
iShares Global Materials ETF (MXI) ETF 8 0.47
iShares Global Timber & Forestry ETF (WOOD) ETF 11 0.47
iShares MSCI Australia ETF (EWA) ETF 8 0.48
iShares MSCI Brazil ETF (EWZ) ETF 16 0.63
iShares MSCI Canada ETF (EWC) ETF 1 0.48
iShares MSCI Denmark ETF (EDEN) ETF 19 0.53
iShares MSCI Finland ETF (EFNL) ETF 17 0.53
iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH) ETF 20 0.48
iShares MSCI Norway ETF (ENOR) ETF 4 0.53
iShares MSCI Singapore ETF (EWS) ETF 18 0.48
iShares MSCI Sweden ETF (EWD) ETF 17 0.48
iShares MSCI Switzerland ETF (EWL) ETF 15 0.48
iShares Silver** (SLV) ETF 2 0.50
Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) ETF 5 0.53
Market Vectors Brazil Small-Cap ETF (BRF) ETF 34 0.60
Market Vectors Coal ETF (KOL) ETF 5 0.59
Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) ETF 5 0.51
PowerShares High Yield Equity Dividend Achievers Portfolio (PEY) ETF 1 0.54
SPDR Barclay's High-Yield Bond ETF (JNK) ETF 4 0.40
SPDR Gold Shares** (GLD) ETF 6 0.40
T. Rowe Price—New ERA (PRNEX) Open-end -1 0.67
Vanguard Consumer Discretionary ETF (VCR) ETF 11 0.10
Vanguard Consumer Staples Index ETF (VDC) ETF 6 0.10
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG) ETF 8 0.09
Vanguard Dividend Growth (VDIGX) Open-end 7 0.30
Vanguard Energy (VGENX) Open-end -6 0.41
Vanguard Energy ETF (VDE) ETF -10 0.10
Vanguard Financials ETF (VFH) ETF 2 0.10
Vanguard GNMA (VFIIX) Open-end 1 0.21
Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) ETF 11 0.10
Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) ETF 3 0.08
Vanguard High-Yield Corporate (VWEHX) Open-end 4 0.23
Vanguard Industrials ETF (VIS) ETF 6 0.10
Vanguard Inflation-Protected Securities (VIPSX) Open-end 1 0.20
Vanguard Information Technology ETF (VGT) ETF 17 0.10
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Investment-Grade (VFICX) Open-end 2 0.20
Vanguard Intermediate-Term Treasury (VFITX) Open-end 1 0.20
Vanguard Long-Term Investment-Grade (VWESX) Open-end 2 0.22
Vanguard Long-Term Treasury (VUSTX) Open-end 2 0.20
Vanguard Materials ETF (VAW) ETF 7 0.10
Vanguard Precious Metals & Mining (VGPMX) Open-end 3 0.43
Vanguard REIT ETF (VNQ) ETF 0 0.12
Vanguard Short-Term Investment-Grade (VFSTX) Open-end 1 0.20
Vanguard Short-Term Treasury (VFISX) Open-end 0 0.20
Vanguard Telecommunication Services ETF (VOX) ETF -6 0.10
Vanguard Utilities ETF (VPU) ETF 6 0.10
Vanguard Wellesley Income (VWINX) Open-end 3 0.22
Vanguard Wellington (VWELX) Open-end 5 0.25

Key

  • * Current Yield and 5-Year Average Annual Returns are determined as of 6/18/2016.
  • ** Gold Shares represent fractional, undivided beneficial ownership interests in the Trust, the sole assets of which are gold bullion. Equity Top-10 Holdings are most recently available.
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