These are the worst 10 performing Dow stocks over the past 12 months.Remember the Dogs of the Dow theory learns from behavioral economics to suggest people over correct when they see stocks doing better or worse then average i.e. they behave differently then an efficient market would dictate. There seems to be some evidence that buying the dogs of the Dow, holding them for 12 months, and then selling them delivers market out performance.
As you know I added GE & PG to the portfolio recently. Next week I am going to have a look at Merck & Co (MRK) and will let you know what I find.
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