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The title conveys sarcasm and not investment advice. The “engineered market anomaly” known as “Sell in May and go away” possibly benefits stock pickers who purchase stocks that have historically outperformed during the summer months.
On May 3 of last year I wrote that “the market will punish those who sell in May and go away“. And they were punished hard twice. First they chased the market and then they were squeezed out, only to see … Continue reading
This is the story of market price action in the last six months. No technical analysis, no algorithms, no probabilities, just plain reality.
Elections, fiscal cliff, Europe, Spain, Greece, wars, geopolitical threats, you name it. All these threaten market stability. But prudent investors are familiar with such uncertainties and, unlike nervous speculators, know that in the longer-term they do not impact significantly the markets … Continue reading
Bulls are proven right lately even if the fundamentals are not sound and even if the ECB is playing games with a newly invented buzzword in an effort to mask sterilized operations on the short-term side of the yield curve as anything that can … Continue reading
Is the punishment of the “Sell in May and go away” herd going to continue with major US market indices breaking and staying above their April highs? When I wrote back in May of an absurd rule some attemtp to turn into a self-fulfilling prophecy my intention … Continue reading