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David Templeton, Portfolio Manager & Principal, is a senior strategist and advisor at HORAN Capital Advisors. David has extensive experience in portfolio construction, security selection,development of investment policies and portfolio allocation strategies for individual and institutional ... more

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Market Pullbacks Should Be Expected
There have been plenty of reasons to sell stocks since the end of the financial crisis in 2008. The drumbeat seems to be getting louder as the postwar market advance approaches one of the longest on record.
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Dogs Of The Dow Underperformance Gap Widening
The first six months of the year are nearly behind us so I thought it appropriate to provide an update on the performance for the 2017 Dogs of the Dow.
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Amazon: Selling And Delivering Groceries Is Not A High Margin Endeavor
So long as the market continues to give Amazon a pass on generating a decent profit from its businesses outside of AWS, AMZN's retail competitors could continue to face challenges but the AMZN/WFM acquisition may not work out as well as AMZN hopes.
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EC Growth Style Returns Dominating Value Style Returns
The value style tends to have a large weighting in financial and economically sensitive sectors and most investors know these types of sector positions experienced headwinds in the 2008/2009 economic downturn.
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NIPA Earnings Weakness Leads IBES S&P 500 Earnings Weakness
The equity market seems to know only one direction and that is up. The result of this type of pattern has been a downward trend in volatility with the VIX​ trading at a near single digit level.
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Equity Market Climbing The Proverbial Wall Of Worry
The individual investor continues to express concerns for stocks when looking at their sentiment response. Yesterday's Sentiment Survey report showed a nearly six percentage point decline in the bullish sentiment reading to 26.92%.
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Dogs Of The Dow Continue To Exhibit Strength
1 year ago

Readers may find the article, Supply Side Recession vs. Demand Side Expansion, of interest. The article points to the commodity weakness to one of excess supply versus weaker demand. www.financialsense.com/.../supply-side-recession-demand-expansion

In this article: CAT, CVX, IBM, MRK, PFE, PG, VZ, WMT, XOM, CSCO
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AFL AFLAC Incorporated
AOD Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BBT BB&T Corporation
DCI Donaldson Co Inc.
DIA SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average
DOV Dover Corp
EMR Emerson Electric Co.
FNMA Fannie Mae
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
HIHO Highway Holdings Limited
HIHO Highway Holdings Limited
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation
HRL Hormel Foods Corporation
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF
ITOT iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MCD McDonald's Corporation
MDT Medtronic Inc.
MDT Medtronic Inc.
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
NUE Nucor Corporation
NUE Nucor Corporation
ORCL Oracle Corporation
ORCL Oracle Corporation
PAYX Paychex Inc.
PAYX Paychex Inc.
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PEP PepsiCo Inc.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
PG Procter & Gamble Co.
RPM RPM International Inc.
RPM RPM International Inc.
SNV Synovus Financial Corp.
SNV Synovus Financial Corp.
SPY SPDR S&P 500
SPY SPDR S&P 500
SVU SUPERVALU INC.
SVU SUPERVALU INC.
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
SWK Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
SYK Stryker Corporation
SYK Stryker Corporation
SYY SYSCO Corporation
SYY SYSCO Corporation
TGT Target Corporation
TGT Target Corporation
TJX TJX Companies Inc.
TJX TJX Companies Inc.
TROW T. Rowe Price Group Inc.
TROW T. Rowe Price Group Inc.
UTX United Technologies Corporation
UTX United Technologies Corporation
VVC Vectren Corp
VVC Vectren Corp
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
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Principal and Portfolio Manager
HORAN Capital Advisors
May 2010 - Present (7 years 3 months)

Work with clients in portfolio construction, security selection, development of investment policies and portfolio allocation strategies.

Vice President
Fifth Third Bank
December 2002 - May 2010 (7 years 7 months)

Also Portfolio Manager

Vice President
PNC Advisors
October 1991 - December 2002 (11 years 4 months)

Also Portfolio Manager

Education

Xavier University - Williams College of Business
MBA
1989 / 1991
Accounting
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
BS
1981 / 1984
Finance

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