VIX and S&P 500 Seasonality

VIX and S&P 500 Seasonality The chart shows the seasonality map for the VIX and the S&P 500, and how they move in opposite directions. Image: Topdown Charts

Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 Seasonality

Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 Seasonality The Nasdaq 100 and S&P 500 seasonality chart from 1985 to 2018 (excluding 2008). This is not a forecast. Image: Goldman Sachs

S&P 500 Seasonality

S&P 500 Seasonality Chart showing the S&P 500 seasonality from 1985 to 2018 (excluding 2008). This is not a forecast. Image: Goldman Sachs

Seasonality – S&P 500 1-Month & Percentage of Time Up

Seasonality – S&P 500 1-Month & Percentage of Time Up If you “sell in May and go away”, you could miss a summer rally, as June-August is historically the second best 3-month period. Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 and 3-Month Seasonality

S&P 500 and 3-Month Seasonality The S&P 500 tends to get a summer rally, as the second strongest 3-month period of the year is June-August, with an average return of 3.05%. Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 3-Month Seasonal Returns and Presidential Cycle Year 4

S&P 500 3-Month Seasonal Returns and Presidential Cycle Year 4 Historically, election year shines in June-August, as it is the strongest 3-month period of presidential cycle year 4 (up 74% of the time with an average return of 6.93%). Image: BofA Global Research

S&P 500 vs. Its Seasonal Pattern

S&P 500 vs. Its Seasonal Pattern This chart shows when the S&P 500 tends to perform better or worse at certain times of the year. The S&P 500 is following its seasonal pattern so far. This is not a forecast. You may also like “S&P 500 Average Return for Each Day.” Image: Topdown Charts