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Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


7. Unemployment stays elevated and food stamp use reaches record levels

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


6. Investors slowly begin to return to the US stock market

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


5. Real estate prices remain depressed

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


4. Stock selection and active portfolio management add substantial excess returns (versus passive investments in tracking ETF's)

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


3. Russell 2000 small cap index reaches record levels

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


2. Higher agricultural prices and food riots in developing countries

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


1. Higher energy prices (coal, oil, natural gas)

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011 Seven Bullish Trends for 2011

Seven Bullish Trends for 2011


“The outlook for investors in 2011 is as positive as we have seen in years,” says Joseph R. Dancy, Adjunct Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University and manager of the LSGI Venture Fund L.P.
Dancy notes that demand for crude oil and coal are well above anticipated levels due to robust global economic growth. Food prices are expected to continue to rise due to adverse weather patterns, ethanol production, and disappointing crop yields.


With that as a backdrop, here are the major trends Dancy expects in 2011.

“The outlook for investors in 2011 is as positive as we have seen in years,” says Joseph R. Dancy, Adjunct Professor of Law at Southern Methodist University and manager of the LSGI Venture Fund L.P.

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