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Market Update: 05-07-18

DON’T SELL IN MAY

John Lynch Chief Investment Strategist, LPL Financial | Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA Equity Strategist, LPL Financial

“Sell in May and go away” is probably the most widely cited stock market cliché in history. Every year a barrage of Wall Street commentaries, media stories, and investor questions flood in about the popular stock market adage. This week, we tackle this commonly cited seasonal pattern, while focusing on some reasons it may not apply this year.

THE WORST SIX MONTHS OF THE YEAR

“Sell in May and go away” is based on the seasonal stock market pattern in which the six months from May through October are historically weak for stocks, with many believing that it’s better to simply avoid the market altogether and move to cash during the summer months....

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