Prepare For An August Rally

July is one of the best months for a stock market rally, on average.  And August is close behind.

The Dow rally in July produced stellar results—up 2.5%.  Now it’s August’s turn.

The Dow’s average July performance is a gain of 1.4%. For August it is another 1.1%.  The Dow’s average gain during the other 10 months of the calendar is just 0.5%.

Some investors are surprised to learn that July and August are some of the strongest months of the year for the #stock market. That might be because July and August suffer from being sandwiched between seasonally weak two-month periods.

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