Feb 2021 – dromedary markets

I have a distinct feeling of deja vu, regarding the February markets.

Just like January, my new real-time portfolio tracker showed – erm, assuming I kept regular track of it which of course I shouldn’t – steady climbs in the month. Just after half way through the month I was up almost 4% on the start of the month. In 3 weeks.

And, just like January, the month end gods poured cold water on those mid month returns. In January, the deluge left me underwater. In February, it was – almost literally – a wash. The graph looks like two camel humps, each hump ending up at the neckline. My final result was within my tracking margin of error – certainly given that some of my accounts don’t give me online access.

What goes up, then comes down
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