Friday, March 30, 2007

April Tends To Be A Good Month For The Markets

Although the following chart shows that the best performing months are November and December, April is not bad either. The Chart of the Day details the monthly return for the Dow since 1950 (blue line) and 1980 (grey line). The old adage of sell in May and go away has historically been preceded by strong market returns in April.

(click on chart for larger image)

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