Seasonal Insights

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“Sell in May”: Myth or Real Market Mover?

The legend says that the phrase originally came from an old English saying: "Sell in May and go away, and come back on St. Leger's Day." This advice was linked to British aristocrats who used to leave the hot city of London during the summer and return after the St. Leger's Stakes horse race in September. What began as a lifestyle choice for the wealthy has turned into a financial strategy observed in stock markets globally.

From Lost Decade to Record Breaker: The Nikkei 225

Tracing its origins back to 1949, the Nikkei 225 has weathered various economic storms, including Japan's post-war boom, the 1980s bubble, and the challenging "Lost Decade" of the 1990s. The legendary trader, Warren Buffet, revealed in 2020 that his firm, Berkshire Hathaway, had bought around 5% of Japan’s top five trading companies sensing the shift in Japan’s economy.

Egg-citing Stock Opportunities

With Easter on the horizon, chocolate lovers across the U.S. are eagerly anticipating their annual dive into cocoa indulgence. But why stop at savoring sweets? This Easter, consider turning those chocolates into investment gold. After all, who says you can’t indulge in your candy and profit from it too?

How Can I Find Really Bad Seasonal Patterns?

You are probably familiar with common loss limitation measures, such as diversification or the use of stop losses. At Seasonax, we always advise you to take such measures. Today, however, I would like to show you how to recognize seasonal patterns that look good at first glance, but are actually bad - and which you should not act on.  

Cashing In On Crypto

The U.S’s first-ever spot Bitcoin ETFs got the official green light. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gave the go-ahead and with this eleven brand new Bitcoin ETFs hit the market.

Welcome to the Election Year!

As 2023 closed out, the financial world buzzed with optimism. The S&P 500 surged over 24%, and the Dow neared historic highs, fueled by easing inflation, a resilient economy, and anticipated lower interest rates. Notably, the market rally wasn't just about big tech names