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Description: All hail Memorial Day weekend. In the tradition of my Miami childhood, ‘tis the season to don Crockett & Tubbs white pants and flaunt the right to bare arms. Hedgies and traders clad in Sperry Docksiders bolt Gotham for the leafy, saltwater-sprayed indolence of the Hamptons. The market’s volume dips to a trickle.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: May 25, 2012

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-05-25/kvetch-in-may-why-market-timing-isnt-everything

Questions for Discussions:

  • Why do you suppose investor behavior seems to respond to the “sell in May” theory?
  • What is the opinion expressed in this report about the phenomenon?
  • What is your thinking on the strategy?

 

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