Asset Class Scoreboard

Asset Class Scoreboard: US Stocks Hot, Foreign Ones Not

It’s good to be the US Stock market. You know, with those two trillion dollar companies and all, its as if it can do no wrong, slowly pacing ahead month after month (its 5th straight month of gains and new all time highs in August). We talked a bit about how hedge funds don’t really care if their trailing stocks YTD. It’s not about matching stock’s returns.  But this is starting to get a little ridiculous.

[REITs]

Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc

Meanwhile, commodity markets (mostly energy) continue to outperform for the year, while bonds continue to underperform, and World Stocks widened their differential with their US cousins. Read em and weep:

Asset Class Scoreboard

Asset Class Scoreboard

Source: All ETF performance data from Morningstar.com

Sources: Managed Futures = SocGen CTA Index,

Cash = US T-Bill 13 week coupon equivalent annual rate, with YTD the average of each month’s value,

Bonds = Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (NYSEARCA:BND),

Hedge Funds = IQ Hedge Multi-Strategy Tracker ETF (NYSEARCA:QAI)

Commodities = iShares S&P GSCI Commodity-Indexed Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GSG);

Real Estate = iShares U.S. Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:IYR);

World Stocks = iShares MSCI ACWI ex-U.S. ETF (NASDAQ:ACWX);

US Stocks = SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA:SPY)

Article by RCM Alternatives

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