Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Industrial Sector Update

Holdings: GE, FSTR, UPS

Industrials has been under-performing the S&P 500 since mid-summer.  We feel this slowdown is temporary and expect a positive long-term trend by Q2 2012.  Until recently, the Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI), a …

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Fall Information Technology Sector Update

Current Holdings: EBAY, IBM

We have identified that there are many opportunities outside our current holdings but because spending in this sector depends on the global economy we feel this is not the right time to invest in further …

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Healthcare Update

SMIF Holdings: CELG, TEVA, BMY

BMY and CELG are both outperforming the S&P 500, yet TEVA is struggling.  Healthcare consumption has been rising every quarter in the past few years, however we see political risk present in several

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Fall Utilities Sector Update

Holdings: ED

The utilities sector is more immune to market conditions than other sectors.  These companies are mostly government regulated and only susceptible to changing energy prices, but will always be in need.  They present high dividend yields and investors …

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Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Fall Telecoms Sector Update

Holdings: VZ

The major news in this sector is the possible AT&T merger with T-Mobile.  We do not feel that it will occur because the created company would possibly violate antitrust laws and reduce competition in the marketplace.

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