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A New Normal You'll Settle For

We've all seen it – stocks go up, stocks go down. But when any of them start climbing well above their recent trading ranges, even the most veteran investor will sit up and take notice. That's because sometimes that move up isn't a head fake, but rather a fundamental indication of buying pressure that can lead to a stable – and higher – price level for the stock. This motif tries to identify and capture these price increases in a systematic way, regardless if they are caused by news, rumor, or technical patterns. To begin, a stock screen singles out stocks that have recently registered a new intraday high when compared to the prior quarter, while excluding stocks with unusual overnight price movements and volatility. The motif is rebalanced every week, and stocks that have begun showing negative weekly price action are removed. But we don't force the issue: If there aren't enough eligible stocks (minimum of five based on a maximum allowable allocation of 20% per stock during a given period, the portion of the motif is allocated to a short-term Treasury bill exchange-traded fund – and can be as high as 100% in certain bear trending market conditions. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
30.6% Consumer Cyclicals 11.3%
7.7% 8xxxxxx 8xxxx 8xxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%
7.7% 8xxxx 8xxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xxx --
7.7% 8xx 8xx 8xxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
7.5% 8xxxx 8xx 8xxx 88.8%
23.5% Financials 9.7%
8.0% On Deck Capital Inc. ONDK 22.5%
7.8% 8xxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxx 8xxxx 8xxx 8xx 88.8%
7.7% 8xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxx 8xxxx 8xx 88.8%
15.4% Basic Materials 18.8%
8.0% United States Steel Corporation X 3.2%
7.4% 8xx 8xx 8xx 88.8%
15.2% Healthcare 11.1%
7.7% 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xxxxxxxxxx 8xx 88.8%
7.5% 8xxxx 8xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx --
7.8% Industrials 10.2%
7.8% American Railcar Industries Inc. ARII 10.2%
7.6% Consumer Non-cyclicals 94.8%
7.6% 8xxxxxxx 8xxx 8xxx 88.8%

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