Why invest in the Sidelines Spector™?
Sometimes it makes sense to sit things out in the short-term. Short-term highly liquid assets and cash are often great investments. Saving yourself from losing money is basically the same as making money.
When nothing looks good and you are nervous about the market in the short-term, the smartest thing may be to invest in something safe, like cash or equivalents, until conditions improve.
What kind of investments are in the Sidelines Spector™?
This Spector™ invests in highly liquid short-term assets like treasuries, money markets and cash.
Invest in this Spector™ when the smartest thing to do may be to sit it out in the short run.
Example Holdings: iShares 1-3 Year Treasury (SHY), Vanguard Short-Term Corporate Bonds (VCSH), Vanguard Short-Term TIPs (VTIP)