MAY 22, 2020


A Closer Look at Our Tactical Positioning Targets

Each day, Meeder analyzes and ranks over 70 different factors from our short, intermediate, and long-term models. The dynamic statistical model incorporates factors covering macroeconomic, fundamental, trends and technical analysis to estimate the potential reward and marketplace risk of the equity markets. The Meeder Spectrum, Muirfield, Balanced, Moderate Allocation, and Conservative Allocation funds utilize this strategy for the Defensive Equity portion of their portfolios. The Defensive Equity Strategy guides the allocation of each fund’s equity sleeve and the actual proportion of equity investments in any fund will vary depending on the investment objectives of the fund.

Quick Take

 The short-term momentum composite, a factor tracking 1-month, 6-month, and 12-month momentum of U.S. equity markets, turned positive during the past week. This increased our short-term model score.

 As markets continue higher, market risk is steadily declining.  Despite the declining risk, it is still at a high level relative to history.

Within the intermediate-term model, option activity has been demonstrating an increasing volume in bullish call activity during the past week. We view this bullish behavior from a contrarian perspective, which detracted from the model score.

We understand that times like these create uncertainty for many investors. Please be assured that we remain committed to our model-driven and systematic approach during this turbulent market. Click here to stay up to date on the Coronavirus.

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