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How to Profit During a Bear Market - Portfolio Account

Stock-Markets / Investing 2022 Sep 28, 2022 - 03:38 AM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

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Back in early April I opened an IKBR ISA with £20k (ISA limit) that I proceeded to quickly populate with target stocks as they traded down to new bear market lows. ISA's limit what one can do, i.e. NO SHORTING, Options and no access to most ETF's due to HMRC rules, another restriction is one cannot hold US Dollars, every buy and sell has to be converted into and out of US dollars, so ISA's are definitely geared towards longer term investors. Anyway the IKBR ISA acts as a good real world proxy for how my public portfolio should perform if one followed my analysis, where the primary goal is to accumulate during this temporary bear market to capitalise on during the subsequent bull market, my expectations from the outset were that there WILL BE DRAWDOWNS because stock prices FALL during bear markets so as to result in the buying opportunities, stocks getting cheaper during a bear market is a good thing! Cheaper in terms of their valuations for if a stock price falls and the stock gets more expensive in valuation terms then that is NOT a good thing!

Current state of the IKBR ISA is up 12% since inception (Early April 2022) through following my analysis of buying target stocks when they trade down to NEW LOWS and then trimming lightly on the subsequent rallies, cash now comprises about 33% of this portfolio up from about 3% near the lows, as IKBR does not charge a rip off f/x fee as many brokers, for comparison FreeTrade charges 0.45%, AJ Bell 1% and Interactive Investor charge 1.5%, what are they smoking! AJ Bell recently cut their f/x fee to 0.75% but their platform is a pain in the butt to use for US stocks i.e. NO LIMIT ORDERS!


So my IKBR ISA is primed to pile back on the next dip. Max draw down was -6.5% at the Mid June low when I was fully invested, max gain was +12.55% a few days ago. It's not easy to be FLAT let alone up 12% during a bear market! And why even though I expected NEW bear market lows into Aug/Sept that did not stop me accumulating target stocks as I often voiced in my articles not to focus on the indices but rather the individual stocks for we will only see the bear market bottom proper in the rear view mirror which strongly looks to be the case today.

The portfolio largely resembles my AI stocks portfolio as my Top 11 holdings illustrate with a sprinkling of Feb 2022 high risk stocks where the most stocks trimmed during the current rally have been GFS, Qualcom, AVGO, ADSK, ASML, AMD, GPN, Amazon, Roblox, JBL, and Arrow.

So even if ones timing sucks i.e. I did not buy any of these near their LOWS, still the strategy does work! And why I tend to BE CALM AND CARRY ON BUYING QUANTUM AI TECH STOCKS AS THEY DEVIATE FROM THEIR HIGHS, whilst many investors are running around like headless chickens, reacting to nonsense market calls of SELL EVERYTHNG RIGHT AT THE MARKET BOTTOM!

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