Deteriorating Momentum in Fixed Income Securities

Momentum Ratings for Bond ETFs were downgraded to a C rating (start of a negative trend) in Trendrating’s November 2016 report

Since the C rating, there has been an average price drop of 7%

Since November 2016, the Bond ETFs covered in the November report have been further downgraded to a D rating (established negative trend)

High Yield Bond ETFs remain in positive momentum territory

The Best Trends of 2016 – STOXX 600

Forecasting trends is impossible

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In 2016, Trendrating captured 73% of upward moves for the best performing stocks in the SXXP

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