Author - Dexter Lyons

Market Update: 08-12-19

The Issachar Fund (LIONX) is fully invested in Muni Bonds, International Bonds, Growth Stocks, and Gold.  I added a few more growth stock positions (15%), an international bond ETF (20%) and I sold the preferred stock ETFs due to a stop loss being triggered.  Munis and gold continue to act very well in this low interest rate environment...

Market Update: 08-05-19

The Issachar Fund (LIONX) is fully invested in Muni Bonds, Preferreds, Stocks, Small Cap Index Short and Gold.  I added a few more long stock positions that were exhibiting signs of institutional accumulation after delivering a “surprise” earning report.  I kept the index short and gold positions on as a hedge incase the market heads...

Market Update: 07-29-19

The Issachar Fund (LIONX) is fully invested in Muni Bonds, Preferreds, Stocks, Small Cap Index (Short) and Gold.  Munis and Preferreds continue to perform well in this current environment of lower rates and I expect rates may keep declining in the near future.  I added 12 growth stocks to the portfolio and a small cap index short as a...

Market Update: 07-22-19

The Issachar Fund (LIONX) is fully invested in Muni Bonds with a small allocation in Preferreds (25%) and Gold (5%).  Munis and preferred stocks are still acting well in anticipation of lower rates.  Gold has not been this high since March of 2014.  Higher gold prices might be indicating that investors are finally concerned with the...

Market Update: 07-16-19

The Issachar Fund is fully invested in Muni Bonds with a small allocation in Preferreds (20%).  I sold our stock positions to lock in some short-term gains and purchased a Gold ETF that tracks the price of gold bullion.  Gold has been trending higher likely due to a potential dollar devaluation from excessive Quantitative Easing (QE) or...

Market Update: 07-08-19

The Issachar Fund is fully invested in Muni Bonds with a small allocation in Preferreds (15%) and Stocks (5%).  Munis and preferred stocks are still acting well as they appear to anticipate further rate reductions. I added a small 5% position in a handful of stocks last week as I became more convinced that QE may not be ending anytime...