Just as families tend to dial it back a bit during the summer months, so do markets and market participants. Here are a few potential opportunities and pitfalls to consider when searching for summertime sizzle.
The so-called January effect and other seasonal patterns have long been part of market vernacular, but investors need to separate reality from myth.
Sector investing can help align investments to specific objectives. For investors with many years before retirement, focus on traditional growth sectors.
S&P Dow Jones Indices recently added real estate to its list of sectors. Perhaps it’s time to explore real estate investment trusts (REITs).
The U.S. presidential election cycle theory of the stock market says that the market moves based on the year of the president's term. Is there any proof?
Consumer spending lit a fire under consumer discretionary stocks in 2015. Can spenders deliver again this year?
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