The Chart of the Day observes “the stock market has a tendency to be somewhat choppy during the first five months of an election year, but prospects tended to improve (on average) as the November election approached.

Average Election Year (Dow / 1897 – Present)

Source: Chart of the Day, Pinnacle Data

We agree. This potential June – November rally is very consistent with our “Market Reversal” thesis of late.

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One Response to “The Chart of the Day: Average Election Year (Dow / 1897 – Present)”

  1. econ voodoo – look at the pretty charts

    i don’t do stock market predictions… and i barely touch economics, but i do stumble across charts every once in a while, and even i can see that there’s a difference between the last few i ran into…. for the…