11 Dec 2019 Santa Claus gestures on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on December 5, 2019 in Named after its proximity to Christmas, the Santa Claus rally is defined by The market is open during the last week of the year tend to buy up stocks," Hirsch 16 Dec 2019 The Santa Claus rally describes a persistent rise in the stock market that occurs in the final week of December through the first two trading days 2 Dec 2019 The so-called Santa Rally is the phenomenon whereby global stock markets soar in December. Rather than being driven by investors' getting 4 Dec 2019 The Santa Claus rally first became a thing in 1972 when Yale Hirsch recorded it in his Stock Trader's Almanac. He described it as a calendar 10 Dec 2019 August was the worst month for stock market performance, when stocks fell an average of -1.1%. Santa-rally-rise-fall-month-CS2269.jpg. This
Santa Claus rally. A Santa Claus rally is a calendar effect that involves a rise in stock prices during the last 5 trading days in December and the first 2 trading days in the following January. According to the 2019 Stock Trader's Almanac, the stock market has risen 1.3% on average during the 7 trading days in question since both 1950 and 1969.
21 Dec 2019 The stock market usually rallies after Christmas, not before. Pro tip: A rally of Santa Clauses is not the same thing as a Santa Claus rally. 20 Dec 2019 At the end of the year, all eyes are watching for a so-called Santa Claus rally that could push markets to record highs. The period in question 3 Jan 2020 The “Santa Claus rally” – a period that covers the last five trading days of a year and the first two days of the new year – came to Wall Street. Over 24 Dec 2019 As investors celebrate the big gains they made in the stock market in 2019, they may be getting ready to sell some of their winners in 2020. 18 Dec 2019 June was the worst month for markets, with stocks gaining just 34.4 per cent of time. August was the worst month for stock market performance, 18 Dec 2019 The equity markets have now been closing higher for five consecutive days, marking the longest winning streak since…. wait for it… November
Regardless, historical data supports the likelihood of a stock-market rally, often called the Santa Claus Rally, in the closing days of a calendar year and the first days of a new one. This year,
The Santa Claus Rally has become synonymous with an expected end-of-year rally in the stock market, but it has varying definitions leading to confusion among