Seasonality in the Markets
Have you ever noticed how much the different seasons can affect life? Oddly enough, the seasons affect more than just the weather. They can affect things like the stock market as well. Seasonality refers to the tendency of markets to perform better or worse during certain periods of the year.
It’s perhaps most famously illustrated by the stock-market adage, “sell in May and go away,,” which refers to the historical tendency for the stock market to perform better from November through April than from May through October.
As we start to wrap up one of the more interesting investment years, Jeff Powell and Jeremy Witbeck provide their perspective on time-tested guidance.