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MRP’s Catalog of Closed Themes

Sorted by year/date of suspension. Compared to benchmark S&P 500 Index.

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2022 – 5 of 10 closed themes have outperformed the S&P 500

LONG UK Equities

Added: January 25, 2021

Closed: July 14, 2022

Stocks in Basket: iShares MSCI United Kingdom ETF (EWU)

SHORT Long-Dated Treasuries

Added: April 15, 2021

Closed: July 13, 2022

Stocks in Basket: ProShares Short 20+ Year Treasury (TBF)

LONG Drug Stores

Added: March 15, 2021

Closed: July 11, 2022

Stocks in Basket: CVS Health Corporation (CVS), Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (WBA), Rite Aid Corporation (RAD)

LONG Oil & Gas Services

Added: October 22, 2021

Closed: June 15, 2022

ETF Used to Track: VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH)

LONG Agricultural Commodities

Added: April 7, 2021

Closed: June 9, 2022

ETF Used to Track: Invesco DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)

LONG Sports Betting

Added: Nov 30, 2020

Closed: May 3, 2022

ETF Used to Track: Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF (BETZ)

LONG Uranium

Added: Apr 8, 2021

Closed: May 2, 2022

ETF Used to Track: North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (URNM)

LONG Video Games

Added: Nov 23, 2021

Closed: May 2, 2022

ETF Used to Track: Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR)

LONG Digital Payments

Added: Feb 5, 2021

Closed: Jan 28, 2022

ETF Used to Track: Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (BLOK)

LONG US Banks

Added: Dec 23, 2020

Closed: Jan 28, 2022

ETF Used to Track: SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE)

2021 – 16 of 21 closed themes outperformed the S&P 500

Assets utilized to track the Themes that we closed throughout the year returned an average of 61%. That compares to an average S&P 500 gain of 30% over each Theme’s lifespan.
See our full-year review here

LONG Cybersecurity

Added: Apr 17, 2020

Closed: Dec 17, 2021

ETF Used to Track: First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity ETF (CIBR)

SHORT Autos

Added: Sep 17, 2021

Closed: Nov 12, 2021

ETF Used to Track: First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (CARZ)

LONG US Cannabis

Added: May 21, 2021

Closed: Nov 5, 2021

ETF Used to Track: AdvisorShares Pure US Cannabis ETF (MSOS)

LONG Battery Metals

Added: Aug 14, 2020

Closed: Sep 17, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Amplify Lithium & Battery Technology ETF (BATT)

LONG Semiconductors

Added: Jun 19, 2020

Closed: Aug 18, 2021

ETF Used to Track: iShares PHLX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX)

LONG Energy

Added: Feb 12, 2021

Closed: Aug 18, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE)

LONG Silver & Silver Miners

Added: Jul 22, 2019

Closed: Aug 12, 2021

ETFs Used to Track: iShares Silver Trust (SLV), Global X Silver Miners ETF (SIL)

LONG Copper & Copper Miners

Added: Jul 17, 2020

Closed: Jun 18, 2021

ETF Used to Track: iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN (JJC), Global X Copper Miners ETF (COPX)

LONG Cannabis

Added: Jan 8, 2021

Closed: May 21, 2021

ETF Used to Track: ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (MJ)

LONG Social Commerce

Added: Recalibrated May 26, 2020

Closed: May 14, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Global X Funds – Global X Social Media ETF (SOCL)

LONG Lumber

Added: Jul 23, 2020

Closed: Apr 26, 2021

Basket of Stocks: Weyerhaeuser Company (WY), Rayonier Inc. (RYN), PotlatchDeltic Corporation (PCH), CatchMark Timber Trust, Inc. (CTT)

LONG Gene Editing

Added: Jun 14, 2018

Closed: Mar 26, 2021

ETF Used to Track: ARK Genomic Revolution ETF (ARKG)

LONG Homebuilders

Added: Mar 6, 2020

Closed: Mar 19, 2021

ETF Used to Track: iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB)

LONG 3D Printing

Added: Jun 26, 2020

Closed: Mar 5, 2021

ETF Used to Track: The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT)

LONG Robotics & Automation

Added: Jul 20, 2017

Closed: Mar 5, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Robo Global Robotics and Automation Index ETF (ROBO)

LONG Biotech

Added: Oct 23, 2020

Closed: Feb 25, 2021

ETF Used to Track: iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB)

LONG Solar

Added: May 14, 2018

Closed: Feb 16, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Invesco Solar ETF (TAN)

LONG Package Carriers

Added: Sep 28, 2020

Closed: Feb 12, 2021

Stocks in Basket: United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), FedEx Corporation (FDX), Deutsche Post AG (DPW.DE)

LONG Video Games

Added: Oct 2, 2020

Closed: Jan 29, 2021

ETF Used to Track: Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR)

LONG eCommerce/Short Brick & Mortar

Added: Apr 20, 2020

Closed: Jan 29, 2021

ETF Used to Track: ProShares Long Online/Short Stores ETF (CLIX)

2020 – 4 of 15 closed themes outperformed the S&P 500

Assets utilized to track the Themes that we closed throughout the year returned an average of 0%. That compares to an average S&P 500 gain of 2% over each Theme’s lifespan.
See our full-year review here

LONG Emerging Market Healthcare

Added: Jul 20, 2020

Closed: Nov 23, 2020

ETF Used to Track: KraneShares Emerging Markets Healthcare Index ETF (KMED)

LONG Digital Infrastructure

Added: May 8, 2020

Closed: Oct 23, 2020

ETF Used to Track: Pacer Benchmark Data & Infrastructure Real Estate SCTR ETF (SRVR)

LONG Oil & US Energy

Added: Apr 7, 2020

Closed: Oct 2, 2020

ETF Used to Track: Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE)

SHORT India

Added: Mar 27, 2020

Closed: Jul 20, 2020

ETF Used to Track: iShares MSCI India ETF (INDA)

LONG Social Commerce

Added: Feb 18, 2020

Closed: Recalibrated May 26, 2020

Basket Used to Track: Snap Inc. (SNAP), Pinterest, Inc. (PINS), iQIYI, Inc. (IQ), Bilibili Inc. (BILI)

LONG DRY Bulk Shipping

Added: Mar 3, 2020

Closed: Jun 5, 2020

ETF Used to Track: Breakwave Dry Bulk Shipping ETF (BDRY)

LONG China Healthcare

Added: Jan 23, 2020

Closed: Jun 5, 2020

ETF Used to Track: KraneShares MSCI All China Health Care Index ETF (KURE)

LONG Agricultural Commodities

Added: Apr 4, 2019

Closed: Jun 6, 2020

ETF Used to Track: Invesco DB Agriculture Fund (DBA)

LONG Utilities

Added: Nov 20, 2017

Closed: May 15, 2020

ETF Used to Track: Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLU)

LONG US Banks

Added: Nov 14, 2019

Closed: Mar 30, 2020

ETF Used to Track: SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE)

SHORT Airlines

Added: Jun 4, 2019

Closed: Mar 30, 2020

ETF Used to Track: U.S. Global Jets ETF (JETS)

LONG Emerging Markets

Added: Jan 10, 2020

Closed: Mar 25, 2020

ETF Used to Track: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM)

SHORT Coal

Added: Nov 8, 2019

Closed: Mar 20, 2020

ETF Used to Track: VanEck Vectors Coal ETF (KOL)

LONG UK Equities

Added: Dec 16, 2019

Closed: Mar 20, 2020

ETF Used to Track: iShares MSCI United Kingdom Small-Cap ETF (EWUS)

LONG Refiners

Added: Jul 3, 2019

Closed: Jan 28, 2020

ETF Used to Track: VanEck Vectors Oil Refiners ETF (CRAK)

2019 -1 of 20 closed themes outperformed the S&P 500

Assets utilized to track the Themes that we closed throughout the year returned an average of 1%. That compares to an average S&P 500 gain of 25% over each Theme’s lifespan.
See our full-year review here

SHORT Brokers/Asset Managers

Added: Oct 3, 2019

Closed: Dec 16, 2019

ETFs Used to Track: iShares U.S. Broker-Dealers & Securities Exchanges ETF (IAI), SPDR S&P Capital Markets ETF (KCE)

SHORT Pharma

Added: Oct 27, 2017

Closed: Nov 11, 2019

ETF Used to Track: VanEck Vectors Pharmaceutical ETF (PPH)

SHORT Autos

Added: Oct 12, 2017

Closed: Nov 5, 2019

ETF Used to Track: First Trust NASDAQ Global Auto Index Fund (CARZ)

LONG 3D Printing

Added: Feb 28, 2019

Closed: Oct 7, 2019

ETF Used to Track: The 3D Printing ETF (PRNT)

LONG Video Games

Added: Oct 19, 2017

Closed: Oct 4, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Wedbush ETFMG Video Game Tech ETF (GAMR)

LONG Oil & Gas Services

Added: Dec 23, 2016

Closed: Jul 2, 2019

ETF Used to Track:VanEck Vectors Oil Services ETF (OIH)

LONG Lithium

Added: Oct 2, 2017

Closed: Jun 17, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT)

LONG Obesity

Added: Jun 25, 2018

Closed: Jun 17, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT)

SHORT Long-Dated Treasuries

Added: Oct 26, 2016

Closed: Jun 13, 2019

ETF Used to Track: ProShares UltraShort 20+ Year Treasury (TBT)

LONG ASEAN

Added: Mar 28, 2018

Closed: Jun 3, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Global X FTSE Southeast Asia ETF (ASEA)

SHORT US Housing

Added: Oct 1, 2018

Closed: May 17, 2019

ETF Used to Track: iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB), SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB)

LONG Materials

Added: Dec 23, 2016

Closed: May 17, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLB)

LONG Industrials

Added: Dec 23, 2016

Closed: May 17, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLI)

LONG TIPS

Added: Oct 26, 2016

Closed: Mar 22, 2019

ETF Used to Track: iShares TIPS Bond ETF (TIP)

LONG Oil & US Energy

Added: Apr 8, 2016

Closed: Jul 2, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE)

LONG Gold & Gold Miners

Added: Oct 21, 2015

Closed: Jun 18, 2019

ETF Used to Track: SPDR Gold Shares (GLD), VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX)

LONG Value Over Growth

Added: Aug 28, 2015

Closed: Jun 13, 2019

ETF Used to Track: iShares S&P 500 Value ETF (IVE), iShares S&P 500 Growth ETF (IVW), iShares Russell 2000 Value ETF (IWN), iShares Russell 2000 Growth ETF (IWO)

LONG Defense

Added: Nov 27, 2013

Closed: Mar 20, 2019

ETF Used to Track: iShares U.S. Aerospace & Defense ETF (ITA)

LONG Steel

Added: Dec 23, 2016

Closed: Mar 20, 2019

ETF Used to Track: VanEck Vectors Steel ETF (SLX)

LONG US Financials & Regional Banks

Added: Dec 23, 2016

Closed: Mar 1, 2019

ETF Used to Track: Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF), SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE)

2018 – 2 of 6 closed themes outperformed the S&P 500

LONG Palladium

Added: Oct 7, 2017

Closed: Oct 25, 2018

ETF Used to Track: Aberdeen Standard Physical Palladium Shares ETF (PALL)

LONG Greece

Added: Jan 19, 2018

Closed: Oct 2, 2018

ETF Used to Track: Global X MSCI Greece ETF (GREK)

SHORT Healthcare Providers

Added: Oct 16, 2017

Closed: Jun 27, 2018

ETF Used to Track: iShares U.S. Healthcare Providers ETF (IHF)

LONG Homebuilders & Home Construction

Added: Apr 13, 2012

Closed: May 21, 2018

ETF Used to Track: iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB), SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB)

LONG France

Added: Jun 14, 2017

Closed: Oct 2, 2018

ETF Used to Track: iShares MSCI France ETF (EWQ)

LONG Saudi Arabia

Added: May 7, 2018

Closed: Aug 23, 2018

ETF Used to Track: iShares MSCI Saudi Arabia ETF (KSA)