iSectors Blog: Chuck Self


The Case for iSectors Post-MPT Growth Allocation as a Liquid Alternative

New on the iSectors Selections Podcast: A lively, candid discussion about the iSectors Post-MPT Growth Allocation as a liquid alternative. Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self and iSectors CEO, Vern Sumnicht provide valuable information that you, as a financial...

5 Valuable Liquid Alternative Solutions for A Down Market

Read our 30 page eBook to discover the five valuable liquid alternative solutions for the next down market… iSectors innovative ETF portfolio allocation models provide new and better strategies with which to invest in today’s...

Advisors: Show Your Clients’ Continuous LOVE with Precious Metals

Contributed by Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer, iSectors **** About two years ago, I posted a piece recommending that one of the most tangible ways that advisors can show affection to their clients is to...

Equity Trend Following Strategies are Shams (Update)

By Chuck Self – iSectors Chief Investment Officer Equity trend following or momentum strategies and funds have become very popular in the past decade. A number of providers, large and small, have created these funds...

iSectors 4Q 2017 Allocations Review and Summary

In this 15 minute webcast, iSectors’ Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self discusses the 2017 4th quarter performance of all the iSectors models and provided talking points to be used in client meetings. Chuck also provided his current economic perspective....

Perspective of the Recent Market Decline in 7 Graphs

The recent U.S. stock market decline is not unusual.  However, it has been two years since one of this magnitude has happened. In a typical year, a 11% to 14% drop in the Standard...

7 INSIDE INSIGHTS FROM INSIDE ETFS 2018

Contributed by Chuck Self, Chief Investment Officer, iSectors Inside ETFs 2018 with its more than 2,000 attendees, just finished in Hollywood, Florida yesterday. While there will be many articles discussing the conference’s sessions, I...

How 401(K) Advisors Can Use ETFs

By Chuck Self **** Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have gained significant market share for over a decade now, and more investors are interested in utilizing the investment vehicle to design a diversified portfolio.  Advisors’ adoption of...

3 Attractive, Tax Favored, Sectors for Advisors This Year

Contributed by Chuck Self, CIO, CCO, COO – iSectors …. As the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was formed and eventually enacted, many mid-cycle, economically dependent equity sectors, such as consumer discretionary,...

3 Steps You Need to Know to Reduce Portfolio Downside Risk

Contributed by iSectors Chief Investment Officer, Chuck Self Nine years old!  That will be the age of the US equity bull market in March 2018, and what a bull market it has been: Not...