Since 1998 no month has been stronger than October:
It’s a midterm year. How have stocks performed historically in the 4th quarter?
October is number 1, November #2, December #3:
And, it’s likely to be a volatile month. During the last quarter the S&P 500 Index did have a single 1% intra day move. The last, and only time, this has happened before was back in 1963. Historically no month has more 1% changes than October:
Something’s gotta give.
Hat tip Ryan Detrick