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Stock Trader's Almanac 2010 by Yale Hirsch, Jeffrey A. Hirsch

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Chapter 1. THE 2010 STOCK TRADER'S ALMANAC

2010 STRATEGY CALENDAR

2010 STRATEGY CALENDAR

Market closed on shaded weekdays; closes early when half-shaded.

2010 STRATEGY CALENDAR

2010 STRATEGY CALENDAR

JANUARY ALMANAC

JANUARY ALMANAC
JANUARY ALMANAC

Market Probability Chart above is a graphic representation of the S&P 500 Recent Market Probability Calendar on page 124.

♦ January Barometer predicts year's course with .746 batting average (page 16) ♦ 10 of last 15 midterm election years followed January's direction ♦ Every down January on the S&P since 1950, without exception, preceded a new or extended bear market, a flat market, or a 10% correction (page 42) ♦ S&P gains January's first five days preceded full-year gains 86.1% of the time; of last 8 midterm years, only 2006 followed first five day's direction (page 14) ♦ November, December, and January constitute the year's best three-month span, a 4.2% S&P gain (pages 44 and 147) ♦ January NASDAQ powerful 3.0% since 1971 (pages 54 & 148) ♦ "January Effect" now starts in mid-December and favors small-cap stocks (pages 104 & 106) ♦ 2009 has the dubious honor of the worst S&P 500 January on record.

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