Wall Street. December 14, 2015. This is how it will likely look for the next two and one half days. And then Fed Chair Janet Yellen will officially kick off the start of rising interest rates. Or will she? Hopefully, with uncertainty relegated to the past, business as usual will return to 11 Wall Street.
And it will be just in time. The S&P 500 has a regular cycle of about one and a half months in duration. Short term cycle lows form about every one to two months. For those of us who like regularity, a low on Wednesday, at say about 2 pm Eastern, would be the perfect time for the markets to rebound from a short term low.
Historically, the S&P 500 doesn't go very far over the next several weeks. I know, you are all worked up hoping for a Santa rally. You may already have your cookies and milk set out. But actually, the S&P 500 has a pretty muted track record until Q1 earnings reports start coming out.
You can expect slightly more from the NASDAQ Composite.
But many individual stocks do have strong seasonal patterns this time of year. Here is one company due to announce earnings in 6 weeks. It has averaged a 21.3% gain over the next 8 weeks, with healthy gains in all but 2 of the past 20 years:
In my newsletter this week, I may cover a trade setup in the above stock. But first, we have to get by Wednesday.
Of course, there's much more you need to know and many more stocks you can capitalize upon each and every day. To find out more, please click on the following link: www.markettamer.com/seasonal
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