S&P 500 Index – Over the past 100 years December has never been the Worst calendar month of the Year

Andrew McCauley

I note that the worst monthly return of 2017 for the S&P 500 Index was a loss of -0.04% way back in March. Interestingly, over the past 100-years, December has never produced the worst monthly return of the calendar year. History is certainly not on the side of market prognosticators expecting a dip in December.

Andrew McCauley
Andrew McCauley
Statistical Research & Data Analyst

Andrew has over 25 years’ experience in the Australian financial markets sector with extensive knowledge of both equity derivatives and statistical analysis (predictive techniques). Andrew is responsible for delivering evidence based market...


I would like to

Only to be used for sending genuine email enquiries to the Contributor. Livewire Markets Pty Ltd reserves its right to take any legal or other appropriate action in relation to misuse of this service.

Personal Information Collection Statement
Your personal information will be passed to the Contributor and/or its authorised service provider to assist the Contributor to contact you about your investment enquiry. They are required not to use your information for any other purpose. Our privacy policy explains how we store personal information and how you may access, correct or complain about the handling of personal information.


Sign In or Join Free to comment