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Almanac Trader — Beware summer rally hype, historically the weakest…

Most years, especially when the market sells off during the first half or is flat, prospects for the perennial summer rally become the buzz on the street. Parameters for this…

Almanac Trader — August’s First Trading Day Weakest of All

On page 90 of the Stock Trader’s Almanac 2022, it is shown that the first trading days of each month combined have produced an outsized share of the market’s overall…

Almanac Trader — Typical August Trading: Usually a Tepid Month

Money flows from harvesting once made August a great stock market month in the first half of the Twentieth Century. It was the best DJIA month from 1901 to 1951.…

Almanac Trader — August is the worst DJIA and S&P 500 since 1988

August is amongst the worst months of the year. It is the worst DJIA, S&P 500, Russell 1000 and Russell 2000 month over the last 34 years, 1988-2021 with average…