Source: Direxion Funds
November 15, 2017
- Over the last 25 years, the S&P 500 stock index has gained an average of 4.9% (total return) over the final 3 months of the year. 20 of the last 25 fourth quarters (80%) have produced a positive total return.
- The S&P 500 has experienced 10 drops of at least 5% during its bull market run that just passed 104 months in length on 11/09/17, but none since 2/11/16.
- This is the second longest bull market for the S&P 500 since 1950, trailing only the 113 ½ month long bull that ended in March 2000.