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Stock Trader's Almanac 2017

Stock Trader's Almanac 2017

Jeffrey A. Hirsch

ISBN: 978-1-119-24777-7

Sep 2016

192 pages

$32.99

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The 50th Anniversary Edition of the best data in the business, updated for 2017

Stock Trader's Almanac 2017 provides the cleanest historical data in the business to give traders and investors an advantage in the market. This 50th Anniversary Edition is consistent with decades of the Stock Trader's Almanac showing you the cycles, trends, and patterns you need to know in order to invest with minimum risk and maximum profit. Updated with the latest numbers, this indispensable guide is organized in a calendar format to provide monthly and daily reminders, including upcoming opportunities to grab and dangers to avoid. Proprietary strategies include the Hirsch Organization's Best Six Months Switching Strategy, the January Barometer, and the Four-Year Presidential Election/Stock Market Cycle, arming you with the tools savvy investors use to achieve their market goals.

Trusted by Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other respected market authorities, this indispensable guide has helped generations of investors make smart market moves. This new edition provides the same level of invaluable guidance, with the latest data straight from the vault.

  • Access the most trusted historical market data available
  • Identify patterns and trends you won't find anywhere else
  • Get advance notice about upcoming risks and opportunities
  • Bring accuracy to your forecasting and confidence to your investing

Analytical tools are essential to successful investing, but they're only as useful as the data is accurate. Even the most beautifully designed model cannot forecast accurately based on incomplete, misleading, or inaccurate numbers; data quality the bedrock of your entire investing strategy, and when it comes to data, cleanliness is next to profitability. Get the edge this year with the best data in the business, plus a wealth of valuable strategies in the Stock Trader's Almanac 2017.

10 2017 Strategy Calendar

12 January Almanac

14 January’s First Five Days: An Early Warning System

16 The Incredible January Barometer (Devised 1972): Only Eight Significant Errors in 66 Years

18 January Barometer in Graphic Form Since 1950

20 Market Behavior under New Presidents

22 February Almanac

24 Market Charts of Post-Presidential Election Years

26 Post-Election Year Performance by Party

28 Post-Election Years: Paying the Piper

30 March Almanac

32 Market Fares Better under Democrats; Dollar Holds Up Better under Republicans

34 Fifty-Year Retrospective

38 April Almanac

40 Republican Congress & Democratic President Is Best for the Market

42 The Seventh Year of Decades

44 The December Low Indicator: A Useful Prognosticating Tool

46 Down Januarys: A Remarkable Record

48 May Almanac

50 Top Performing Months Past 66¼3 Years: Standard & Poor’s 500 and Dow Jones Industrials

52 “Best Six Months”: Still an Eye-Popping Strategy

54 MACD-Timing Triples “Best Six Months” Results

56 June Almanac

58 Top Performing NASDAQ Months Past 45¼3 Years

60 Get More out of NASDAQ’s “Best Eight Months” with MACD Timing

62 Triple Returns, Less Trades: Best 6 + 4-Year Cycle

64 July Almanac

66 First Month of Quarters Is the Most Bullish

68 2015 Daily Dow Point Changes

70 Don’t Sell Stocks on Monday or Friday

72 A Rally for All Seasons

74 August Almanac

76 Best Investment Book of the Year: Juggling with Knives: Smart Investing in the Coming Age of Volatility

78 Aura of the Triple Witch—4th Quarter Most Bullish: Down Weeks Trigger More Weakness Week After

80 Take Advantage of Down Friday/Down Monday Warning

82 September Almanac

84 A Correction for All Seasons

86 First-Trading-Day-of-the-Month Phenomenon: Dow Gains More One Day than All Other Days

88 Market Behavior Three Days before and Three Days after Holidays

90 October Almanac

92 Market Gains More on Super-8 Days Each Month than on All 13 Remaining Days Combined

94 Sector Seasonality: Selected Percentage Plays

96 Sector Index Seasonality Strategy Calendar

100 November Almanac

102 Fourth Quarter Market Magic

104 Trading the Thanksgiving Market

106 Most of the So-Called “January Effect” Takes Place in the Last Half of December

108 December Almanac

110 January Effect Now Starts in Mid-December

112 Wall Street’s Only “Free Lunch” Served before Christmas

114 If Santa Claus Should Fail to Call, Bears May Come to Broad and Wall

116 Year’s Top Investment Books

118 2018 Strategy Calendar

DIRECTORY OF TRADING PATTERNS and DATABANK

121 Dow Jones Industrials Market Probability Calendar 2017

122 Recent Dow Jones Industrials Market Probability Calendar 2017

123 S&P 500 Market Probability Calendar 2017

124 Recent S&P 500 Market Probability Calendar 2017

125 NASDAQ Composite Market Probability Calendar 2017

126 Recent NASDAQ Composite Market Probability Calendar 2017

127 Russell 1000 Index Market Probability Calendar 2017

128 Russell 2000 Index Market Probability Calendar 2017

129 Decennial Cycle: A Market Phenomenon

130 Presidential Election/Stock Market Cycle: The 183-Year Saga Continues

131 Dow Jones Industrials Bull and Bear Markets Since 1900

132 Standard & Poor’s 500 Bull and Bear Markets Since 1929

NASDAQ Composite Since 1971

133 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: January and February

134 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: March and April

135 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: May and June

136 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: July and August

137 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: September and October

138 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: November and December

139 A Typical Day in the Market

140 Through the Week on a Half-Hourly Basis

141 Tuesday Most Profitable Day of Week

142 NASDAQ Strongest Last 3 Days of Week

143 S&P Daily Performance Each Year Since 1952

144 NASDAQ Daily Performance Each Year Since 1971

145 Monthly Cash Inflows into S&P Stocks

146 Monthly Cash Inflows into NASDAQ Stocks

147 November, December, and January: Year’s Best Three-Month Span

148 November Through June: NASDAQ’s Eight-Month Run

149 Dow Jones Industrials Annual Highs, Lows, and Closes Since 1901

150 S&P 500 Annual Highs, Lows, and Closes Since 1930

151 NASDAQ, Russell 1000 & 2000 Annual Highs, Lows, and Closes Since 1971

152 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Percent Changes Since 1950

153 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Point Changes Since 1950

154 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Closing Prices Since 1950

155 Standard & Poor’s 500 Monthly Percent Changes Since 1950

156 Standard & Poor’s 500 Monthly Closing Prices Since 1950

157 NASDAQ Composite Monthly Percent Changes Since 1971

158 NASDAQ Composite Monthly Closing Prices Since 1971

159 Russell 1000 Monthly Percent Changes and Closing Prices Since 1979

160 Russell 2000 Monthly Percent Changes and Closing Prices Since 1979

161 10 Best Days by Percent and Point

162 10 Worst Days by Percent and Point

163 10 Best Weeks by Percent and Point

164 10 Worst Weeks by Percent and Point

165 10 Best Months by Percent and Point

166 10 Worst Months by Percent and Point

167 10 Best Quarters by Percent and Point

168 10 Worst Quarters by Percent and Point

169 10 Best Years by Percent and Point

170 10 Worst Years by Percent and Point

171 Dow Jones Industrials One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts Since 1901

172 S&P 500 One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts Since 1930

173 NASDAQ, Russell 1000 & 2000 One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts since 1971

STRATEGY PLANNING AND RECORD SECTION

175 Portfolio at Start of 2017

176 Additional Purchases

178 Short-Term Transactions

180 Long-Term Transactions

182 Interest/Dividends Received during 2017/Brokerage Account Data 2017

183 Weekly Portfolio Price Record 2017

185 Weekly Indicator Data 2017

187 Monthly Indicator Data 2017

188 Portfolio at End of 2017

189 If You Don’t Profit from Your Investment Mistakes, Someone Else Will; Performance Record of Recommendations

190 Individual Retirement Account (IRA): Most Awesome Mass Investment Incentive Ever Devised

191 G.M. Loeb’s “Battle Plan” for Investment Survival

192 G.M. Loeb’s Investment Survival Checklist