Question 1: What is historically the most bearish month of the year? Answer: September. In the past 15 years - September has only been up five times.Question 2: What is historically the most bullish month of the year?Answer: May. In the last 12 years, May was the best month 11 times.Question 3: Which 3-month period is the best time to be fully invested and/or margined?Answer: November, December and January.Question 4: Which month historically ends bear markets?Answer: October.Question 5: What 5-day span of the month is the very best to be fully invested in the market?Answer: The last, first, second, third and fourth day of the month. This 5-day period historically outperforms the rest of the days of the month due to the fact that funds get their biggest cash inflows around the beginning of the month.Question 6: Which single day of the month is historically the best day to be in the market?Answer: The second day of the month. The market rises more often (62.3%) than any other trading day.Stats from Yale Hirsch's Stock Trader's Almanac.
Best Of |
Favorites & Replies |
Start a New Board |
My Fool |
BATS data provided in real-time. NYSE, NASDAQ and NYSEMKT data delayed 15 minutes.
Real-Time prices provided by BATS. M