Monday, April 30, 2012

Sell in may

  • NEW YORK — Its simple to understand, and has a nice ring to it. Its made some investors look like geniuses recently. Say it enough and you might even believe it. Too bad Sell in May and go away doesnt work.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • "Sell in May and go away" is strategy that some investors and traders are likely contemplating right now. The adage is based on the historically weaker performance of stocks during the May through October time period.
  • (GuruFocus)
  • I buy when other people are selling. - J. Paul Getty April was certainly an interesting month for markets. Following the Summer Crash, Fall Melt-Up, and Winter Resolution writings, I began writing about the Spring Switch as my next major call.
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  • Each year at this time the recurring market theme is "Sell in May, go Away." And many investors will ask themselves that question.
  • (Live Trading News)
  • LONDON, April 27 (Reuters) - The summer months are typically bleak for equities and this year the adage sell in May and go away could prove valid advice given French political risk and Spains precarious debt position.
  • (Reuters)
  • This week, I bumped into a friend who remembered my article based on seasonal investing in which I suggested to buy around Halloween and sell in May. He reminded me that May is soon approaching, and asked me whether I still felt that way.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • An old superstition says stock market investors should sell in May and go away, as returns in the period between May and September are typically weak.
  • (CNBC)
  • Gold may climb for a fifth day in London Gold at the morning "fixing," used by some mining companies to sell output, was little changed at $1,662.50 an ounce in London from $1,663.50 in the afternoon on April 27.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • April 30 (Reuters) - Freddie Mac, the No. 2 U.S. home funding company, said on Monday it will sell $1.5 billion of three-month bills 9:45 a.m. EDT (1345 GMT). Settlement is May 1.
  • (Reuters)
  • Terra, whose websites attract almost 100 million visitors a month in the Americas, plans to offer online films and music in Europe this year, starting with Spain and Portugal, said a person with knowledge of the matter.
  • (Bloomberg)

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