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The Chart of the Day: Average Election Year (Dow / 1897 – Present)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On May 27, 2004 @ 1:25 pm In Finance | Comments Disabled

The Chart of the Day [1] 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)
election_year_rally

Source: Chart of the Day [1], Pinnacle Data

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

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Quote of the Day:
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URLs in this post:

[1] Chart of the Day: https://www.chartoftheday.com/

[2] Why the AG can’t lose in Grasso case: http://cbs.marketwatch.com/news/story.asp?guid={C83104C7-C9D4-46A1-9A3A-55E2AC937B87}&siteid=mktw&dist=nbc

[3] WSJ: Battleground States: http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/info-battleground04-print.html

[4] Is Google Losing IT’s Cool?: http://www.isedb.com/news/index.php?t=reviews&id=933

[5] Eight Ways China Affects Our Lives Now: http://www.thestreet.com/funds/jubak/10159684.html

[6] Nixon joked about nuking Congress: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2001939916_kissinger27.html

[7] Toss Those Trashy Romances: Invest in These Beach Reads: http://online.wsj.com/article/0,,SB108498349697815823,00.html

[8] Cynthia Danahar: http://www.cimit.org/ilp_advboard.html

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