Van Meerten Stock Picks
Barchart Van Meerten New High Fund earns Marketocracy Honors! Marketocracy and Morning Star just published their annual survey for 2011. In the last 5 years the Barchart Van Meerten New High Portfolio beat all but 3 of the mutual funds raked by Morning Star for their 5 year returns.
About the Van Meerten New High Fund:
Marketocracy Honors -- Marketocracy evaluates over 100,000 model portfolios.
Honor #1 -They evaluated the top 50 mutual funds for the period ended 12/31/2011 and determined that the Barchart - Jim Van Meerten New High portfolio (VMNHI) actually beat all but 3 of the top 50 mutual funds for that period. The portfolio would have been ranked #4 just ahead of the Delaware Pooled Trust Focus Small Mid Cap Growth Equity Fund (DCGTX) a fund ranked as a 5 star 5 year fund by Morningstar.
Honor #2 - Marketocracy evaluated over 100,000 portfolios and determined that for the 5 year period ending 12/30/2011 the Barchart - Jim Van Meerten New High Portfolio was ranked #39 for total return.Read Now
About the Van Meerten Speculative Fund:
Marketocracy Honors - After evaluating over 100,000 model portfolios Marketocracy has added the Barchart Van Meerten Speculatrive Fund to their M100 Funds. Per their press release: " m100 members have proven long term track records, and serve as the ambassadors of our top performing members. We have thousands of excellent investors who are beating the market, but only 100 make this list at any given time."Read Now
Daily Stock Picks will contain added content beyond just our 2 model portfolios. We will have articles about additional stocks you might want to consider for your portfolio, editorials about current events and stock market commentary.
In addition, there will be a watchlist of potential high growth stocks that I think have the greatest chance to be winners for your portfolio in the coming year. The selection process to find the stocks harnesses the collective screening powers of both Barchart and Value Line to present the 10 stocks that have the highest rating uder both systems . The return is based on a model portfolio of 10 - 15 stocks chosen they that selection process.Read Now