The Day Hagan/Ned Davis Research Smart Sector® with Catastrophic Stop strategy entered this month recommending a fully invested allocation. The NDR Catastrophic Stop model is based on the combination of two proprietary composites: 1) the Internal Composite (technical and price-related indicators) and 2) the External Composite (fundamental, economic, interest rate, and behavioral/sentiment indicators). Each composite is one-half of the overall score.
The sector model remained with a mix of cyclical and defensive leadership during the month. Entering October, the sector model is overweight Information Technology, Communication Services, and Utilities. Health Care and Financials remained marketweight. Industrials and Energy joined Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Materials, and Real Estate at underweight.
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Full strategy commentary: NDRSASDH202310031
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