Market Update: 01-10-22

Bear Market Begins!     The Issachar Fund is 100% in Cash! Higher P/E stock leaders of 2021 have been under heavy selling pressure as the “smart” money rotates into the lower P/E defensive names because the money must go somewhere. Every new year, big institutional money tries to align their portfolios with what they expect to happen in...

Market Update: 01-03-22

Lessons Learned!   The Issachar Fund is slightly invested and optimistic! The market looks healthy and poised to move higher, but there may be some initial new year volatility as big money repositions itself for 2022. Money has been flowing out of the higher P/E names and into the defensive stocks like utilities and consumer staples. This tells...

Market Update: 12-27-21

Santa Rally?  The Issachar Fund is slightly invested! Risk has declined as the S&P 500 index makes a new high, so I purchased a few stocks. Volume was light, but stocks were setting up in the chips and chemicals, so I am listening to the charts. Junk bonds are also trading at all-time highs, which means that investors still have a risk...

Market Update: 12-20-21

Deflation?   Cash is a Position!  The Issachar Fund is in Cash! The indexes are masking the damage beneath the surface as former leading stocks come under heavy selling pressure. We have been in a higher-risk environment where weeks of gains can be erased in a day, so I prefer to sit on the sidelines and patiently wait for my next...

Market Update: 12-13-21

Market Rallies as Inflation Rises! The Issachar Fund is about 40% invested in the Building, Chips, Electronics, Real Estate, and Software Sectors. It appears the market is not scared of COVID or higher inflation as it flirts with new all-time highs. We are in a seasonally favorable time to invest in stocks, so my bias is to get more invested...

Market Update: 12-06-21

Market Declines as Fed Tapers!The Issachar Fund went to 100% Cash on Black Friday, one day after Thanksgiving, as risk raised its ugly head! The market controls/provides the return we receive, so when I am not rewarded for taking risk, I prefer to sit on the sidelines and wait for conditions to change. Issachar is not your typical mutual fund...