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The R.I.P. Portfolio's Q1 2020 Update

Summary:

*This real-money portfolio was first introduced to the Seeking Alpha community in December 2015.

*The portfolio underperformed its benchmark in Q1 2020 and it is lagging the S&P 500's performance since late-2015.

*The portfolio was overweight financials and industrials going into Q1 2020 and that turned out to be a terrible decision given the fallout from COVID-19.

*However, I still believe that this portfolio is in a great position to benefit from 3 major trends in 2021 and beyond.

The Retire In Peace portfolio, or R.I.P. portfolio, was first introduced to the Seeking Alpha ("SA") community in December 2015 and I have published quarterly articles that captured the activity and performance of the portfolio since that point in time. The companies that I write about on SA are largely the holdings of the R.I.P. portfolio, so the main purpose for the quarterly articles is to allow for my SA followers to track the performance of the stocks that I write about on this platform.

See the article linked above for additional details on what I would like to accomplish with these quarterly updates. Additionally, the goals for the portfolio and my long-term strategy are identified in the article.

Read more here.

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