- The Big Picture - http://www.ritholtz.com/blog -
What Happens When S&P500 is Down 5 Months In A Row?
Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 3, 2011 @ 6:00 am In Data Analysis,Markets | Comments Disabled
On Friday, we noted that September was the 5th consecutive month  the S&P was in the red.
Ron Griess of the Chart Store  took that data and looked at it in terms of ensuing months and years.
Historically, 5 consecutive months is not a good omen for equities . . .
Note: Yes, I know, we need a larger sample set than the past century. Let’s follow up and discuss that in 3011 . . .
Article printed from The Big Picture: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog
URL to article: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/10/what-happens-when-sp500-is-down-5-months-in-a-row/
URLs in this post:
 5th consecutive month: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/09/monthly-spx-changes/
 the Chart Store: http://www.thechartstore.com/default.aspx
 Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/9-30-11-Table-of-SP-Down-5-months-in-a-row-2.gif
Copyright © 2008 The Big Picture. All rights reserved.