Bob Brinker's Marketimer newsletter has an "Income Portfolio" but Bob Brinker doesn't usually report monthly results for it. This year the bond market has surprised many with how well it has done despite the fear of the Federal Reserve increasing the Fed Funds short term rates in 2015.
This article is an update of our Sept. 12, 2014 article;
This graph compares the four funds in the Marketimer Income Portfolio with Vanguard's GNMA fund and the Total Bond index fund.
- DLSNX, up 1.46% YTD
- FFRHX, up 0.79% YTD
- MWLDX, up 1.59% YTD
- OSTIX, up 1.86% YTD
Compare that to:
with "Kirk Lindstrom's Investment Letter"