Is it finally time to step away from US Stocks?

Fifty-five percent of the human brain was designed to see patterns.

The follow five charts will be shown with very little commentary.

All five charts are five years in length and are being compared against the S&P500 with dividends reinvested. But you’re only going to see one squiggly line and not two on each chart.

Why?

Because these charts are what’s called relative price charts. Basically what this means is, IF the black line in the charts below is going up and to the right then the S&P is outperforming what it’s being compared against.

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#1 The S&P 500 with dividends (SPY) vs. International stocks (VEU). If the chart is up and to the right, then SPY is still consistently outperforming VEU.



#2  The S&P 500 with dividends (SPY) vs. European stocks (EZU). If the chart is up and to the right, then SPY is still consistently outperforming EZU.



#3 The S&P 500 with dividends (SPY) vs. Emerging Markets (EEM). If the chart is up and to the right, then SPY is still consistently outperforming EEM.



#4 The S&P 500 with dividends (SPY) vs. The US Energy Sector (XLE). If the chart is up and to the right, then SPY is still consistently outperforming XLE.



#5 The S&P 500 with dividends (SPY) vs. Gold (GLD). If the chart is up and to the right, then SPY is still consistently outperforming GLD.

It’s hard at first to get to “powerfully simple investing.” But once you do, your life starts changing in ways you’ve only imagined.

I’ve got one more for fun.

Below is a 16 year price chart comparing the S&P500 with dividends reinvested (Blue Line) vs. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (The Red Line).

Even the best investor ever hasn’t been able to beat the S&P for over 16 years.

Can you hear that? Listen.

Your money is trying to tell you something.

Don’t buy sectors, stocks or stories unless, at a minimum, they’re beating the S&P500 with dividends reinvested.

There’s a better way.

And I describe everything in this documentary-like video.

In Your Corner,

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RC Peck, CFP

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