With July behind us we now enter the dubious month of August which holds the worst record for providing the most consistently poor performance annually since 1988. A lot of investors may not remember but August 1998 saw a 1344.22 point drop in the Dow. Since 1987 August has been the worst Dow, S&P and NASDAQ month. Historically the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ have been down 11 of the last 17 years and the first nine trading days of August have been among the weakest for stocks in general. By the middle of August however the markets seem to stabilize and can often be stronger than the first half of the month.
The Week Ahead and 5 Trade Ideas
The rest of The Week Ahead strategy article is for FullyInformed USA Members as I look at the past week, the outlook for the upcoming week and some trade ideas I am considering trying to enter to start this week.
Investing Strategy Notes And 5 Trade Ideas for The Week Ahead – First Week Of August 2015
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Disclaimer: There are risks involved in all investment strategies and investors can and do lose capital. Trade at your own risk. Stocks, options and investing are risky and can result in considerable losses. None of the strategies, stocks or information discussed and presented are financial or trading advice or recommendations. Everything presented and discussed are the author’s own trade ideas and opinions which the author may or may not enter into. The author assumes no liability for topics, ideas, errors, omissions, content and external links and trades done or not done. The author may or may not enter the trades mentioned. Some positions in mentioned stocks may already be held or are being adjusted.
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