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Seasonal Strategies Built The Right Way

Many commodities, and even some individual stocks or stock groups, have recurring fundamental factors that affect their prices. These forcescan be seen by analyzing a market by day of week, day of month, or day of year. This is called seasonal trading.Almost everyone who did seasonal analysis back in the 1990’s made a big mistake. […]

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Market Seasonality Study

With November almost over I thought it would be a good idea to review our Market Seasonality Study. If you will recall, back on May 18 of this year we closed our or seasonality trade in anticipation for a traditional weak period of the stock index markets. That is, the months of May, June, July, August, […]

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Seasonality in the Bond Market? You Bet!

For those who are willing to see it, there is strong evidence that reasonably persistent seasonal trends exist in the stock market (see here, here, and here). But what about the bond market? Do seasonal trends exist there? Consider the following and decide for yourself. Junk vs. GNMA “Junk” bonds (more tactfully referred to as […]

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Seasonality And The Ivy-10 Portfolio

As the common saying states, “Sell in May and go away.” As we are now in early August our seasonality trigger has recently triggered a sell signal. So, through May, June and most of July we continued to hold on our position. If you receive our free weekly newsletter you were alerted to the seasonality switch […]

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