This has been a pretty simple one coming into 2016. Not all charts are as clean as this, so it’s hard for me to argue against selling Growth and buying Value. The longer-term trend has been to buy Growth stocks and sell Value stocks since 2006. This strategy has worked well, except maybe during 2012, but even that correction came within the context of a much larger bull market in Growth vs Value stocks.
Today we are looking at a ratio of the Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund vs the Russell 1000 Value Index Fund (IWF / IWD). This is a weekly line chart going back to the low in 2006 showing prices trending higher between 2 converging uptrend lines: [Read more…]