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August 09, 2018

How Seasonality Has Changed

We all know about the factor of seasonality, and especially about how it is distilled into the bit of TV news wisdom, “Sell In May and go away”.  That phrase has been around for decades, originally supposedly referring to traders in England who would “Sell in May and go away, and come back on St. Leger’s Day”.  This referred to the custom of aristocrats, merchants, and bankers who would skip town and go to the country during the hot months, returning for the St. Leger’s Stakes, a horse race held in mid-September.  Source: Investopedia.  It just happens to be a fun… more


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Jun 21, 2018

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Jun 13, 2018

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Jun 08, 2018

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May 31, 2018

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May 24, 2018

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May 18, 2018

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May 11, 2018

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May 03, 2018

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Apr 26, 2018

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Apr 20, 2018

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Apr 13, 2018

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Apr 05, 2018

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Mar 30, 2018

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Mar 22, 2018

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Mar 14, 2018

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Mar 08, 2018

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Mar 02, 2018

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Feb 23, 2018

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Feb 15, 2018

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Feb 09, 2018

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Feb 03, 2018

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Jan 25, 2018

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Jan 18, 2018

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Jan 11, 2018

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Jan 04, 2018

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Dec 29, 2017

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Dec 20, 2017

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Dec 15, 2017

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Dec 08, 2017

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Dec 01, 2017

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Nov 24, 2017

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Nov 15, 2017

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Nov 10, 2017

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Nov 02, 2017

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Oct 27, 2017

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Oct 20, 2017

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Oct 13, 2017

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Oct 05, 2017

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Sep 28, 2017

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Sep 20, 2017

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Sep 13, 2017

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Sep 07, 2017

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Aug 31, 2017

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Aug 24, 2017

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Aug 17, 2017

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Aug 11, 2017

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Aug 03, 2017

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Jul 27, 2017

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