DAA is a core portfolio strategy that’s designed to help SMI readers share in some of a bull market’s gains, while minimizing (or even preventing) losses during bear markets. The strategy involves using exchange-traded funds to rotate among six asset classes, holding three at any one time. DAA is a defensive, low-volatility strategy that nonetheless has generated impressive back-tested results, demonstrating the power of "winning by not losing."

Following our September cover article on Why Your Portfolio Needs Foreign Stocks, it's only fitting that we're removing foreign stocks from the Dynamic Asset Allocation lineup this month. Because, of course! The recommended categories/ETFs for September are:

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