Minyan Mailbag: Decenial Pattern
Much was made in the beginning of the year that years ending in 5 have never seen down stock mkt performance. Within those years, March is traditionally weak and April is the strongest. Can you confirm this?
Yes. In the table below, I've listed the monthly performance since 1935 for the SP500 and DowJones for the years ending in 5. I highlighted the summary for April. In fact, April and November performed best and March proved the weakest.
Past performance does not indicate future results.
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