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Saturday, January 01, 2011

My Portfolios at All Time Highs as we Enter 2011

In 2010 YTD my "Explore Portfolio" gained 20.4%!!

Happy New Year everyone!

2010 was another great year for stock market investors.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained and the S&P500 both had double digit returns.  When you include dividends, the DOW and S&P500 gained 13.8 and 14.9%, respectively.

2010 was an even better year for "Kirk Lindstrom's Investment Letter" where my "explore portfolio" handily beat the S&P500 yet again with only 70% in equities! 
After gaining 33.5% in 2009, my "explore portfolio" in 2010  gained another 20.4% to finish higher than it was at the end of 2007 and just a few points below its all time high.
The two "total portfolios" that I recommend for aggressive and conservative investors finished 2010 at new record highs! How many can honestly make that claim?
My Returns by Year
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This shows how the "core and explore" portfolios are making new highs.
Since 12/31/98 "Kirk's Newsletter Explore Portfolio" is UP 212%  vs. the S&P500 UP only 25% vs. NASDAQ  UP a only 22%   (All through 12/31/10) 
In 2009, "Kirk's Newsletter Explore Portfolio" gained 33.5% vs. the DJIA up 1.8%

In 2010 YTD my "Explore Portfolio" gained 20.4%!!
vs. the DJIA up 13.8%
(the explore portfolio has 70% in equities and 30% in fixed income so the stocks are doing very, very well)

Kirk Lindstrom's Investment Letter Performance

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