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 SP500 Seasonalities
SP500 Index Seasonalities - Cloudy August ?
​August 3 ( From TradingView  )



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Daily Chart - Seasonalities - Daily Performance in % of SP500 Index - Average of the past 5 years
August 1st pegged at 100

.( See chart below )

Monthly Chart - Seasonalities - Monthly Performance in % of SP500 Index - Average of the past 5 years


.( See chart below )
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The Situation

​​Even if past performance is not indicative of future results, it is good to
​know that over the past 5 years, the month of August have been the second
​worst month in term of monthly performance for the Mighty SP500 Index...
​Only the month of May beat ​that sad statistical performance as shown by
​the first chat below.

​​This move is generally compounded because seasoned traders know about
​this seasonal movement and also sell positions and even short the market
​to take advantage of this at times, especially this year with the SP500 near the high ever...

Most of the August down move is done by the 10th of the month according to the average of the past 5 years.
( See second chart below ).​​​

Also read that must read article on August seasonalities: ​​August: Once the best, now the worst month