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I gave up on it last Spring. And then promptly lost out on its spectacular relative out-performance since last summer.

There's only so many directions one can take a portfolio in at once, and your faith in YEY over the years highlights the problem with any specific allocation / approach decision, backtested: how long is relative underperformance reasonably tolerable? The range of expected change decision triggers is probably >6 months to <3 years. You can be commended for giving YEY that long a chance to come back. And we have no idea whether that spectacular relative outperformance signals a market shift to its Factors coming back into favor, or a temporary CV-fuel/MLP related spike.
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