Cliff Notes - Happy New Year!

January 8, 2019

In this weeks update:

We welcomed 2019 with  more big market moves up and down, but Friday’s big rally in stocks, which helped erase the worst two-day start to a year since 2000.  For investors who track seasonal patterns in markets, it also pointed major indexes in the right direction.

Not only is January typically a strong month for stocks—a phenomenon known as the January effect, which some analysts attribute to investors buying new shares after tax-loss selling in December—historical data suggests this month is poised to be even better than normal. That’s because it comes in the third year of the presidential election cycle, which some analysts say is typically the best for equities.

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