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It's finally here: For investors, it’s like Christmas, the Fourth of July, and a scary dentist’s appointment all rolled into one.
Reporting kicks off next week, as the financials begin the parade of results – and the market is hinting that it's ready to make a seasonal move higher.
We're halfway through the month of April, which is one of the best months of the year for trading. Since 1990, the month of April has generated positive returns for the S&P 500 70% of the time. The average gain is around 1.6%, which is more than 50% better than the average monthly return for the same period.
So, I could bore you with all kinds of numbers about April's performance (and if you’ve been with me for a while, you know I’ve got the data), but that's not why you’re reading this.
You're reading it to learn how to cash in for big bucks on the seasonality…
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Chris Johnson is a quant - he's obsessed with building and perfecting mathematical models that allow him to predict, with startling accuracy, the direction of the markets, entire sectors, and individual securities. For the last year, he's been researching and building a new system that lets him move swiftly in and out of the hottest stocks in the market for life-changing gains - entirely on his own terms. The results of his newly-minted Night Trader system are nothing short of amazing.
Chris also contributes to Money Morning as the Quant Analysis Specialist.