SOURCE: Sterling Global Strategies

Sterling Global Strategies

July 19, 2011 08:50 ET

Sterling Global Strategies' Tactical Rotation Strategy Receives Top Guns Ranking for Performance

Three Additional Sterling Global Strategies (SGS) Products Also Ranked as Top Guns in One or More Peer Groups

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 19, 2011) - Sterling Global Strategies is proud to announce that the Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy has achieved the coveted Top Gun status by Informa Investment Solutions' PSN manager ranking database for Q1 2011. This rank was awarded to the top 10 performers in the Managed ETF, Global Balanced Universe, where the strategy took the #1 performance spot for the quarter ending March 31, 2011.

The Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy -- whose mirroring index is tracked on Bloomberg under the symbol: STLGSTRR:IND -- seeks to reduce downside risk and provide absolute returns during any market cycle or condition. By employing an intuitive risk management overlay that can invest 100% of assets in cash, downside exposure and market volatility may be mitigated. The strategy utilizes an equally-weighted strategic rotation model, primarily trading ETFs in commodities, REITs, bonds, international and domestic equities.

In addition to the Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy, the firm's 3 other investment strategies were also named as Top Guns in their peer groups:

  • Sterling Tactical Bond Strategy - Managed ETF US Fixed Income and Core Fixed Income Universes (based on Q1 2011, 1-year and 3-year returns)
  • Sterling Emerging Markets Strategy - Managed ETF International Equity and Emerging Markets Universe and International Equity Universe (based on Q1 and 3-year returns)
  • Sterling Global Allocation Strategy - Managed ETF Global Balanced Universe (based on 3-year returns)
  • Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy - Managed ETF Global Balanced Universe (based on Q1 2011 returns)

PSN Top Guns performance rankings are tabulated from thousands of strategies across 58 different peer groups and then further subdivided into ascending classes from 1-6 stars, based on a rigorous screening process.

For more information on Sterling Global Strategies or the Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy, please contact Melinda Staab at or 443.831.5111.


Sterling Global Strategies, a subsidiary of Sterling Wealth Management Group Inc., was formed to provide investors with investment solutions that could potentially reduce downside risk while providing positive returns in every calendar year. All four of our strategies are managed using a proprietary mathematical algorithm, enhanced with a risk management overlay that has the ability to invest 100% of assets in cash during broad market downturns. Our strategies are available for direct investment or through a number of retail brokerages. The Sterling Tactical Rotation Strategy is accessible on the Charles Schwab Managed Account Marketplace®.

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