Great Stocks for Good Times and Bad


A recent issue of Bottom Line Personal includes an interview with editor Doug Gerlach and some stock ideas from the Investor Advisory Service

From the Bottom Line Personal newsletter in its April 12, 2019 issue:

Douglas Gerlach is known for “all-weather” investing—his newsletter urges investors not to try to time the market but to keep their stock allocations fully invested even if the market or economy is in trouble. To make that work, he aims to pick stocks that do well, relative to the market, in good times and bad. According to Mark Hulbert, a longtime tracker of investment newsletter performance, Gerlach and his team had the top-performing stock newsletter model portfolio in 2018, with a 1.7% loss versus a 6.8% loss for the broad Wilshire 5000 index. Over the past 20 years, Gerlach’s portfolio has returned 12.5% annualized versus 7.8% for the index....

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