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Indicators Go Green: Exclusive Interview With Jeffrey Hirsch
Crude oil has a tendency to bottom in mid-February and then rally through mid-May
2012 has gotten off to a bullish start with a solid Santa Claus Rally and a positive First Five Days. Santa delivered a 1.9% S&P 500 gain and the First Five a 1.8% gain
Although 2011 was nearly a text book year for seasonality, it certainly came up short in terms of pre-election year performance
With all of the market volatility in 2011, it is somewhat shocking that the S&P 500 finished the year just 0.04 points lower (-0.003%) than where it began. Since 1930, including 2011, there have been eleven years where the S&P 500 finished flat (+3/-3%).
January is a solid month for market performance as an influx of cash from yearend bonuses and annual allocations typically propels stocks higher.
For two days now small caps have outpaced large caps as the vaunted January Effect kicks off in mid-December as it has been doing for the past 30 years or so
As of today’s close, only DJIA is showing a year-to-date gain of just 2.5%.
Since issuing our Seasonal MACD Buy alert on October 6, 2011 (indicated by blue arrows in DJIA and S&P 500 charts below), markets have been on a wild roller coaster ride, but our seasonal recommendations remain positive
From one Jeff to two other Jeffs, thank you for laying out the clear bullish case for the stock market