April is the best month for Dow stocks. Its still good in post-election years.
Seasonality has slightly moved forward this month. Will we see more weakness ahead, as this month’s gains are above average already with last week’s move from the US stimulus announcement?
March has a tendency to be rather volatile – weaker in post-election years than normal. Saint Patrick’s Day and Triple Witching Options Expiration Week offer certain interesting trade opportunities.
A wild week for marijuana, bitcoin and ‘meme’ trading. The UK market is viewed as undervalued after Brexit.
January returns weaken after options expiration Friday. Earnings season picks up next week, as a new US administration takes office. Expectations for a further rebound in stocks may already be baked in to consensus expectations.
The MACD indicators applied to DJIA, S&P 500 and NASDAQ are all positive as of today’s close. These leads to several buy signals across various equity indexes, according to the seasonal investment strategy.
Reliance on coal for energy in the US continues to fall, even under the Trump administration. Solar power is on the rise. As the US market pulls back, US tech stocks underwhelming guidance is likely misleading.
US elections rule the headlines while stimulus package hopes keep the markets afloat. Goldman Sachs likes shorting the USD, but a risk off approach heading into the bullish part of the year should dwarf any currency devaluation issues.
November is a very strong month for US equities, but in an election year it really shines for the SPX and DJIA. Its much weaker for tech and small cap stocks.
Halloween typically offers investors a treat. A six day trading period starting next week is usually very bullish.