Sell in May and Go Away – Performance of the S&P 500

Sell in May and Go Away – Performance of the S&P 500 The next 6 months have been the worst on average, but the S&P 500 has been higher 7 of the past 8 years during the May to October period. Image: Barron’s

Sell in May and Go Away Is a Myth

Sell in May and Go Away Is a Myth The S&P 500 Total Return from 1928 to 2018 shows that “Sell in May and Go Away” was not a winning strategy. Image: Charlie Bilello

Sell in May and Go Away?

Sell in May and Go Away? Just keep in mind that 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 were positive in May. Image: Hedgeye Risk Management LLC

Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe Not this Year

Sell in May and Go Away? Maybe Not this Year Because the third-year of a president’s term is positive (91% of the time since 1925) and in six of the past seven years the US stock market has performed very well. Image: MarketWatch

Seasonality – S&P 500 Index Returns in May

Seasonality – S&P 500 Index Returns in May Should investors ignore the old adage “sell in May and go away” this year, as it hasn’t worked so well for the past decade? Image: LPL Financial LLC

Fed Rate Cut Is Not Necessarily a Sell Signal

Fed Rate Cut Is Not Necessarily a Sell Signal This chart shows the S&P 500 Index performance, 6 and 12 months after an initial Federal Reserve rate cut. You may also like “S&P 500 Performance Around Previous Fed Cuts.” Image: LPL Financial LLC