Articles By: Stock Trader's Almanac | Jeffrey A. Hirsch
It is humbling to see just how accurate that forecast/prediction has unfolded thus far
Yes, the market is up six trading days into May and at new all-time highs for DJIA, S&P 500, Russell 2000, etc
From the Stock Trader’s Almanac 2013, there are two seasonal short trades that typically begin in June
From the Stock Trader’s Almanac 2013, it is known that post-presidential-election years, have the worst performance record out of the four-year cycle.
Mainly due a 72.7% gain by First Solar (FSLR) in April, four solar-related funds appear in the Top 10 ETF Winners list for April.
For every market there is a season: a time to buy, a time to sell, and a time to short
Everyone seems to either be bullish or at worst expects just a mild market correction
So far this year with only 4 trading days left in April the DJIA has produced its 12th best gain for the first four months of the year.
Since 1833, post-election years on average have gained just 2.0% (up 20, down 24).
May has been a tricky month over the years, a well-deserved reputation following the May 6, 2010 “flash crash”.