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Signal
Opinion
Expert
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
August 4, 2016

(Top Pick Aug 07/15, Up 1.20%) This is a place to park money. It really does not move.

(Top Pick Aug 07/15, Up 1.20%) This is a place to park money. It really does not move.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$9.990
Owned
Yes
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
August 4, 2016

(Top Pick Aug 07/15, Up 5.11%) There are no distributions. All you get is the total return of capital gains. The ETF is based on a swap.

(Top Pick Aug 07/15, Up 5.11%) There are no distributions. All you get is the total return of capital gains. The ETF is based on a swap.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$51.610
Owned
Yes
WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
August 4, 2016

It is paying a yield of 7-8% and he would look at it if he was anxious to do Europe. It has held its value rather well despite the turbulence.

It is paying a yield of 7-8% and he would look at it if he was anxious to do Europe. It has held its value rather well despite the turbulence.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$19.390
Owned
No
BUY
BUY
August 4, 2016

He bought it for a trade and still holds it. He is looking for 20% and then in all likelihood will be out. He thinks it has further to go from here.

He bought it for a trade and still holds it. He is looking for 20% and then in all likelihood will be out. He thinks it has further to go from here.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$7.730
Owned
Yes
HOLD
HOLD
August 4, 2016

The Canadian market got clobbered last year. This one has not fully recovered yet. He would not abandon ship. It has not made money because the market has not made any money. This is solid and he would not be selling it.

The Canadian market got clobbered last year. This one has not fully recovered yet. He would not abandon ship. It has not made money because the market has not made any money. This is solid and he would not be selling it.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$23.040
Owned
Unknown
HOLD
HOLD
August 4, 2016

Continue Exposure to XBB-T? Everyone is disappointed in the return on bonds. The XBB-T is a mid-term bond ETF. The return is low but that does not mean you should be piling into equities. You are adding to risk if you don’t have this exposure. If you sell, then buy some money market.

Continue Exposure to XBB-T? Everyone is disappointed in the return on bonds. The XBB-T is a mid-term bond ETF. The return is low but that does not mean you should be piling into equities. You are adding to risk if you don’t have this exposure. If you sell, then buy some money market.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$32.500
Owned
Unknown
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
August 4, 2016

Dogs of the DOW. The idea is that you look at the DOW stocks and buy the ones that are not performing. It is an old concept and he is not thrilled with it. It does not always work.

Dogs of the DOW. The idea is that you look at the DOW stocks and buy the ones that are not performing. It is an old concept and he is not thrilled with it. It does not always work.

John Hood
President & Portfolio Manager, J. C Hood Investment.
Price
$18.188
Owned
No