NASDAQ-100 July (2015)
If one leaves aside the Efficient Market Hypothesis and knows about seasonal patterns, July may be an interesting month for NASDAQ (-100) – Investors.
According to the statistics from equityclock.com over the last 20 years (up to Dec. 2014) following historic averages can be retrieved for that month:
Monthly Averages over past 20 years (up to Dec. 2014):
% Return in July: +1.4%
Gain Frequency: 60%
Max Return: +14.8% (in the year 1997)
Min Return: -7,8% (in the year 2004)
The Chance-VS.-Risk-relation looking at the historic average-returns looks favorable +14.8/-7.8. After a decent Half-Year- start into the year 2015 the month of July 2015 may be an interesting starting point for Investments into some NASDAQ-100 stocks.
source for data / equityclock.com: http://charts.equityclock.com