One of the more consistent seasonal biases over time has been that surrounding major national holidays.  The typical pattern is for market strength before a holiday (as traders leave for vacations) and weakness afterwards (when they return).

Click on a holiday below to see that particular holiday's bias in the days before and after the holiday.  The years covered are those since the holiday became a national observance, or 1950, whichever is earlier.

In order to see each holiday's performance, simply click on the holiday below and the chart will pop up underneath.

New Years Day MLK Jr. Day Presidents Day Good Friday Memorial Day
Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day  

 

 

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