Research Excerpts

Some Interesting February Stats To Consider

Posted on: Friday, January 31st, 2014

Here are some interesting stats to consider as we close out January.

 Since 1957:

  • the S&P 500 has posted a negative February 46% of the time.
  • the S&P 500 has posted a negative February 64% of the time in years that posted a negative January.
  • the S&P 500 has, on average, closed -0.12% lower in February.
  • the S&P 500 has, on average, closed –1.6% lower in February in years that posted a negative January.

Charts and more detail on February seasonality will be available in our February Global Seasonal Analysis report, of of 8 different reports that we produce, which will be distributed to subscribers later today.