Published September 3, 2021
Below is an overview of the seasonal patterns of the stock market. This review from VantagePoint overlays 15 and 37-year charts to identify periods of strength and weakness. Every year is unique, of course, but there are general tendencies as the oft-noted “sell in May” reflects. Seasonality does not play a role in our models. But, as students of market data and history, we do find it interesting to be aware of.