The January effect is a term used to describe a phenomenon where stocks tend to do better in January than in other months. The phrase “buy stocks in January and sell in May” has been circulating since the 1980s if not before, leading investors to hire professional managers to trade their money for them during the winter months so that they can take advantage of this so-called effect. But does it really exist? Does it work?
In this episode, you will discover…
- Is it possible to time the market?
- What happens if January is negative?
- What is the average low point of negative?
- What it’s slightly positive in January?
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