40% of IGVSI Companies Down 15% or More... time to think CORRECTION

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 MCIM Portfolios Feel Correction Sting... Working Capital Grows 

Income CEF Yields Trump Equity "Total Return" Expectations

Market Stats Signal Weakness in Most Sectors

Bargain Stock Numbers Rise Dramatically; "Smart Cash" Falls

When equity prices "bubble", many investors sell their safer positions to jump into stocks at "ATH" prices... when bubbles burst, safer securities eventually thrive.

No investor should be surprised by changes in market value on monthly account statements. Media noise throughout the month should prepare you for what's going on, as prices change constantly.

The future is unpredictable, but understanding the past and how it impacts your portfolio, is essential to your long-run investment comfort --- and sanity. The Performance Expectation Analyzer has been developed for MCIM investors who want to better understand their monthly performance numbers.

No account statements present proper asset allocation information where there are income CEFs, REITs & MLPs; they also provide grossly inaccurate individual bond prices... call your congressman.

The IGVS Performance Analyzer applies exclusively to Market Cycle Investment Management Programs. It has four elements:

ONE: The IGVSI is 28% ahead of the S & P 500 over the past 8 years. (Contact me to view The Peak-Trough-Peak Chart); monthly income and realized gains have offset most income CEF price weakness thru August.

TWO: The IGVS Bargain Monitor includes most equity sectors, continuing its growing correction warning.

NOTE: The information provided here is not intended to be predictive of anything. It is most relevant for portfolios with at least 60% invested in Equities. Study The Brainwashing of the American Investor... you'll understand.

THREE: IGVS Issue Breadth Stats:  Negative through first 8 months... 1st time since 2008.

FOUR: IGVS New Highs vs. New Lows totally negative 1st time since mid-2011... most sectors involved.

Negatives: All stats are trending "market negative".

Positives: NONE... are you ready for some opportunity!!!

Income CEFs prices are negative for 2015, yields have risen above 6.5% tax free & 8.0% taxable. Working Capital and "base income" continue to grow.

Remember MCIMers: Working Capital and Base Income continue to grow with or without market value gains... is that cool, or what! 

Even if the stock market plunges, both Working Capital & Base Income should continue to grow so long as withdrawals remain lower than the base income itself. Ya follow?

Equity "Smart Cash" levels are shrinking, as buying opportunities are appearing in non-energy issues.

Monthly Statement Prognosis: Most portfolios will be lower in market value through August as the correction broadensy; all are producing income at a higher rate than the "market" is growing. 

SERIOUS NOTE: In all environments, always try to add more to your portfolio than you remove. Also, try to think of lower prices (in income CEFs for example) as opportunities instead of problems... that's what they have always proven to be.

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Steve Selengut is registered as an investment advisor representative. His assessments and opinions are purely his own and do not represent the views of any other entity. None of his commentary is or should be considered either investment advice or a solicitation of business. Anyone seeking individualized investment advice should contact a qualified investment adviser. None of the information presented in this article is intended to be or should be construed as an endorsement of any entity or organization. The reader should not assume that any strategies, or investments mentioned are any more than illustrations --- they are never recommendations, and others will most certainly disagree with the thoughts presented in the article.