iSectors’ flagship strategy, the Post-MPT Growth Allocation, has reached a milestone: 10 years of live return data as of Sunday, February 1, 2015. The model’s inception in February 2005 was a precursor to the other 13 iSectors strategies that are offered today. In celebration of the 10 year anniversary of iSectors’ first and most dynamic strategy, the entire month of February will be focused on Post-MPT Growth here on the iSectors blog, as well as on our Twitter account via #PostMPT10. Be sure to follow us: @iSectors, @Chuck_iSectors, and @VernSumnicht.
To start out Post-MPT Appreciation Month, here is our first ever “Throwback Thursday” (aka #TBT) post. The article (below) was written by iSectors founder and CEO Vern Sumnicht in 2009. The throwback theme is a great way to start the Post-MPT Appreciation Month because the same principles still apply today that applied in 2005, 2009, and even all the way back to the initial introduction of Modern Portfolio Theory in the 1950s. Enjoy the read and join us in wishing Post-MPT Growth a happy 10th birthday!
I don’t believe MPT is dead. These are the theories derived from Modern Portfolio Theory:
What can an investor disagree with here? The problem, as I see it, is that MPT is not applied appropriately by current advisors. Post-Modern Portfolio Theory and Behavioral Finance give investors and advisors a better road map for applying MPT.
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