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Current Stocks in this Portfolio:
SecurityCurrent VFS PredictionCurrent PriceMTD Price ChangeYTD Price ChangeCurrent VFS Rating
Disney (DIS) 93.030.18 %-10.79 %8
First Solar Inc. (FSLR) 42.256.99 %-35.98 %7
Fitbit Inc (FIT) 14.20-4.31 %-52.01 %7
Rocky Brands Inc. (RCKY) 10.600.28 %-8.30 %7
Costco (COST) 148.97-2.32 %-7.76 %6
NIKE Inc (NKE) 51.77-1.67 %65.92 %6
Flir Systems (FLIR) 28.97-7.80 %3.21 %5
F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) 118.07-5.27 %21.77 %5
Hooker Furniture Corporation (HOFT) 26.508.21 %5.39 %5
Nordstroms (JWN) 54.134.34 %8.67 %4
Paccar (PCAR) 56.49-3.90 %22.13 %4
Starbucks (SBUX) 53.63-0.94 %-10.66 %4
TripAdvisor (TRIP) 62.96-0.35 %-26.15 %4 (AMZN) 818.99-2.19 %21.17 %3
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)Underperform200.09-1.93 %-16.63 %2
Twitter Inc. Com (TWTR) 18.09-21.52 %-21.82 %2
Alphabet (GOOGL)Underperform824.062.49 %5.92 %2
Zillow Inc. (ZG)Underperform33.55-2.61 %28.84 %1
Ultra Clean Holdings Inc. (UCTT) 7.643.10 %49.22 %1
Portfolio Return:  -1.54 %-2.68 % 
S&P 500 Return:-1.07 %4.96 %

Puget Investor Blog
Whats Up With Gold? (8/23/2016)

I have been watching Gold lately as an asset class – Gold has always been a curiosity of mine as to why people would invest in gold.  Over the last few years as I have been watching how momentum impacts markets, I feel I understand a little better about the hows and whys of how […]

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Emerging Markets – Emerging Opportunity? (7/23/2016)

Anybody who has invested in emerging markets over the last few years will tell you they have been killed.    Investing in emerging markets has been a small part of my diversification strategy, so while it has not been a winner I see it as a cost of diversification. So I was interested to see […]

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The Economics of World Bond Pricing (7/7/2016)

This interview with Mohamed El-Erien has a great quote in it which got me to realize why I find economics so interesting: In the mid-’80s the IMF made an attempt to understand financial markets. And I was sent to talk to asset managers in New York. The question was asked to them: “What was the […]

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Microsoft and LinkedIn (6/23/2016)

I have been thinking about how I feel about Microsoft’s recent purchase of LinkedIn – and whether or not  I feel good about it.   I am neither a shareholder in Microsoft or LinkedIn, so I am a casual observer, but I was trying to decide if this gets me interested in becoming a holder of […]

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Jobs And Retail Sales (6/3/2016)

Its been awhile since I have brought up the economy (OK.. a month or two..) but with all my prognosticating about the economic future I think I finally got one right that was worth mentioning. A couple days ago I was looking to adjust my asset allocation to match my targets I have set. I […]

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DIS24Instant Analysis: For Disney Investors, "Doctor Strange" Is Tracking Disappointment ( 4:41:00 PM
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