In this video Jeffrey A. Hirsch, editor-in-chief of the Stock Trader's Almanac, discusses the January effect. The January effect is the observed phenomenon that since 1925, small stocks have outperformed the broader market in the month of January. Read the related article.
The Best Six Months is basically the flipside of the old "sell in May and go away" adage.
Breadth indicators are sometimes referred to as the market’s “internals” — implying they reflect internal strength or weakness that might not be evident directly in price — and many traders look to various market breadth tools to confirm or discredit the existing trend.
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