As the end of the calendar year approaches, whispers of a stock market rally begin to circulate among investors and financial analysts. But is this so-called "year-end rally" a mere myth?
With the culmination of one of the most anticipated earnings weeks in the tech industry, it's clear that the race to shape the future of artificial intelligence (AI) is on.
This September, the stock market acted just as we expected. Usually, September is a tough month for the S&P 500, and this year was no different. Investors may well be wondering therefore: “Is October going to bring some relief?”
There is no doubt that a Triple Witching Day brings notable price swings. Curious about how to capitalize on this?
August is widely known for its scorching heat and languid days. However, it often carries with it a unique behavioral pattern in the stock market. Historically, August has seen softer market movements, lighter trading volumes, and frequently a certain degree of pullback. But what drives these August anomalies? And amidst these fluctuations, which stocks remain promising investments?
Silver-white, light, and highly reactive, lithium might not be the most famous element on the periodic table, but it is definitely one of the most influential at present in shaping our modern world. As the crucial ingredient of lithium-ion batteries, that power everything from your smartphone to electric vehicles (EVs), lithium has gained the status of the "white gold" of the 21st century.
Oil stocks used to be an easy investment choice due to a booming world population and the globalized economy's hunger for fossil fuels. Today, the oil and gas industry is much less stable. Recent surplus of crude oil and natural gas, as well as irregular demand patterns, have made the energy sector lag behind the broader stock market.
With Memorial Day marking the unofficial start of the summer season in the United States, it's not only outdoor activities, vacations and barbecues that see a spike in consumer spending. The "Wining and Dining" sector, a combination of the beverage and restaurant industries, also experiences a significant surge, as people indulge in festive meals, chilled drinks, and dine-out experiences. This increase in consumer spending often serves as a catalyst for summer growth in related stock sectors.
I'm sure many of you are familiar with the popular market adage, "Sell in May and Go Away". It's a catchy saying that has been around for decades. The idea behind it is that stock market returns tend to be weaker during the summer months, from May to October.
Easter is a time of celebration for millions of people around the world. Some prepare for this time over a 40-day period of reflection in the run up to Easter known as Lent, a time of fasting or abstinence from certain foods or activities as a form of spiritual discipline and growth.