Shadow Stock Portfolio Still Leads as Market Runs Out of Gas

    by James B. Cloonan

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    It is always satisfying to see your holdings zoom off at a torrid pace, wheels screeching and competitors in the dust.

    The only problem, however, comes down the road, when the portfolio inevitably runs out of gas.

    I warned about this in my review of the Model Shadow Stock Portfolio in the April 2005 AAII Journal [posted as Commentary at the Shadow Stock Portfolio page of AAII.com]. At that time, it had clocked a 33% return over the prior six-month period.

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