Posts filed under “Markets”

Trading Before/After Holidays

I pulled this chart up from 2003 (I’ll see if I can get it updated)

The periods around certain holidays have some historical seasonality worth paying attention to: In particular, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years seem to have a very positive correlation.

The Day Before/After Holidays (2/8/71 to 11/21/03)

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Source: VTO Report

Category: Markets

What are the odds of 2006 being a positive year?

Category: Investing, Markets

Be Careful with the Contrary Indicators

Category: Investing, Markets, Psychology

Richard Russell on Dow Theory

Category: Markets

YTD versus other time periods

Category: Financial Press, Investing, Markets

That Cheery Notion of Upbeat Economic News

Category: Commodities, Economy, Investing, Markets, Real Estate

Are Stocks Cheap or Expensive?

Category: Markets

Chart of the Week: NYSE Seats versus S&P500

Category: Data Analysis, Markets

Year End Rally Comparos

Category: Markets, Trading

Podcast: Kudlow & Company

Category: Commodities, Earnings, Markets, Retail