Using a purely historical perspective to preview 2010 one might conclude that the year is very likely to get off to a strong start as the first four months of the year have been positive 72% of the time going back to 1974. After several years of outlier markets (it has paid to be a contrarian in this market) and odd seasonal moves we might just be returning to the “sell in May” market. In other words, a more traditional low volatility investing environment is likely on the horizon:
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