Final 2 months of the year
Since 1980, stocks tend to surge into the new year. The Dow and Nasdaq lead, each gaining about 3.4 % in the two-month stretch to close out the year. The S&P jumps about 3 percent, trading positively 74 % of the time. Among the top performing...
...sectors in the final two months of the year, the S&P Industrials sector leads, gaining 4.6 %, a positive trade 83 % of the time. The Materials and Consumer Discretionary sectors log gains of nearly 4 % each, trading positively better than 70 % of the time.
As a reminder >> Here you have the 31st October 2018 - Index closing levels:
Dow Jones Ind. Average = 25,115.80 points
Nasdaq Composite = 7,305.90 points
S&P 500 = 2,711.74 points