Stock Trader's Almanac 2024

Stock Trader's Almanac 2024

by Jeffrey A. Hirsch
Stock Trader's Almanac 2024

Stock Trader's Almanac 2024

by Jeffrey A. Hirsch

(Spiral Bound - 57th ed.)

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Overview

57th edition of the gold standard in US stock market trend, patterns, and cycles

In Stock Trader’s Almanac 2024, veteran trader and market strategist Jeffrey Hirsch delivers the latest edition of the most trusted source used by traders around the world to make sense of the complexities of the US stock market. You’ll master key cycles and trends, including the “January Barometer,” the “Santa Claus Rally,” the “Best Six Months,” and the four-year “Presidential Election Cycle” as you learn to trade and invest with confidence.

You’ll explore strategies for getting a handle on increased market volatility, identifying past periods of exceptional price movement in the market, as well as streaks of positive and negative performance likely to repeat themselves. You’ll also find:

  • Month-by-month strategies that deliver reliably outsized market returns based on cyclical trends
  • Key explanations and descriptions of seasonal and annual cycles that consistently repeat themselves, year after year
  • Strategies and techniques that promise—and deliver—a sizeable impact on your investing bottom-line

For 57 years, the Almanac has offered savvy investors the freshest data and most insightful advice. Stock Trader’s Almanac 2024 is the comprehensive roadmap to investing eagerly anticipated by day traders, long-term investors, and portfolio managers alike.


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781394203161
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/24/2023
Series: Almanac Investor Series
Edition description: 57th ed.
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 32,282
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

The 2024 Stock Trader’s Almanac

7 Introduction to the Fifty-Seventh Edition

10 2024 Outlook

12 2024 Strategy Calendar

14 January Almanac

16 January’s First Five Days: An “Early Warning” System

18 The Incredible January Barometer (Devised 1972): Only 12 Significant Errors in 73 Years

20 Bulls Win When Market Hits The January Trifecta

22 February Almanac

24 Down Januarys: A Remarkable Record

26 2024 Presidential Election Year Perspectives

28 Market Charts of Presidential Election Years

30 March Almanac

32 How the Government Manipulates the Economy to Stay in Power

34 Incumbent Party Wins & Losses

36 The December Low Indicator: A Useful Prognosticating Tool

38 How to Trade Best Months Switching Strategies

40 April Almanac

42 Dow Jones Industrials One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts Since 1901

44 S&P 500 One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts Since 1930

46 NASDAQ, Russell 1000 & 2000 One-Year Seasonal Pattern Charts Since 1971

48 May Almanac

50 Summer Market Volume Doldrums Drive Worst Six Months

52 Top Performing Months: Standard & Poor’s 500 and Dow Jones Industrials

54 “Best Six Months”: Still an Eye-Popping Strategy

56 MACD-Timing Triples “Best Six Months” Results

58 June Almanac

60 Top Performing NASDAQ Months

62 Get More out of NASDAQ’s “Best Eight Months” with MACD-Timing

64 Triple Returns, Less Trades: Best 6 + 4-Year Cycle

66 July Almanac

68 First Month of Quarters Is the Most Bullish

70 2022 Daily Dow Point Changes (Dow Jones Industrial Average)

72 Don’t Sell Stocks on Monday or Friday

74 A Rally for All Seasons

76 August Almanac

78 Take Advantage of Down Friday/Down Monday Warning

80 Only Two Losses Last 7 Months of Election Years

82 Fourth Quarter Market Magic

84 September Almanac

86 Market Gains More on Super-8 Days Each Month Than on All 13 Remaining Days Combined

88 A Correction for All Seasons

90 First-Trading-Day-Of-The-Month Phenomenon

92 October Almanac

94 Sector Seasonality: Selected Percentage Plays

96 Sector Index Seasonality Strategy Calendar

100 Market Behavior Three Days Before and Three Days After Holidays

102 November Almanac

104 Traders Feast on Small Stocks Thanksgiving Through Santa Claus Rally

106 Trading the Thanksgiving Market

108 Aura of the Triple Witch—4th Quarter Most Bullish: Down Weeks Trigger More Weakness Week After

110 December Almanac

112 Most of the So-Called January Effect Takes Place in the Last Half of December

114 January Effect Now Starts in Mid-December

116 Wall Street’s Only “Free Lunch” Served Before Christmas

118 If Santa Claus Should Fail to Call, Bears May Come to Broad and Wall

120 2025 Strategy Calendar

Directory of Trading Patterns & Databank

123 Dow Jones Industrials Market Probability Calendar 2024

124 Recent Dow Jones Industrials Market Probability Calendar 2024

125 S&P 500 Market Probability Calendar 2024

126 Recent S&P 500 Market Probability Calendar 2024

127 NASDAQ Market Probability Calendar 2024

128 Recent NASDAQ Market Probability Calendar 2024

129 Russell 1000 Index Market Probability Calendar 2024

130 Russell 2000 Index Market Probability Calendar 2024

131 Decennial Cycle: A Market Phenomenon

132 Presidential Election/Stock Market Cycle: The 190-Year Saga Continues

133 Dow Jones Industrials Bull and Bear Markets Since 1900

134 Standard & Poor’s 500 Bull and Bear Markets Since 1929/ NASDAQ Composite Since 1971

135 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: January and February

136 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: March and April

137 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: May and June

138 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: July and August

139 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: September and October

140 Dow Jones Industrials 10-Year Daily Point Changes: November and December

141 A Typical Day in the Market

142 Through the Week on a Half-Hourly Basis

143 Tuesday & Wednesday Most Profitable Days of Week

144 NASDAQ Strongest Last 3 Days of Week

145 S&P Daily Performance Each Year Since 1952

146 NASDAQ Daily Performance Each Year Since 1971

147 Monthly Cash Inflows into S&P Stocks

148 Monthly Cash Inflows into NASDAQ Stocks

149 November, December, and January: Year’s Best Three-Month Span

150 November Through June: NASDAQ’s Eight-Month Run

151 Dow Jones Industrials Annual Highs, Lows, & Closes Since 1901

153 Standard & Poor’s 500 Annual Highs, Lows, & Closes Since 1930

154 NASDAQ Annual Highs, Lows, & Closes Since 1971

155 Russell 1000 and 2000 Annual Highs, Lows, & Closes Since 1979

156 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Percent Changes Since 1950

158 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Point Changes Since 1950

160 Dow Jones Industrials Monthly Closing Prices Since 1950

162 Standard & Poor’s 500 Monthly Percent Changes Since 1950

164 Standard & Poor’s 500 Monthly Closing Prices Since 1950

166 NASDAQ Composite Monthly Percent Changes Since 1971

168 NASDAQ Composite Monthly Closing Prices Since 1971

170 Russell 1000 Monthly Percent Changes Since 1979

171 Russell 1000 Monthly Closing Prices Since 1979

172 Russell 2000 Monthly Percent Changes Since 1979

173 Russell 2000 Monthly Closing Prices Since 1979

174 10 Best Days by Percent and Point

175 10 Worst Days by Percent and Point

176 10 Best Weeks by Percent and Point

177 10 Worst Weeks by Percent and Point

178 10 Best Months by Percent and Point

179 10 Worst Months by Percent and Point

180 10 Best Quarters by Percent and Point

181 10 Worst Quarters by Percent and Point

182 10 Best Years by Percent and Point

183 10 Worst Years by Percent and Point

Strategy Planning and Record Section

185 Portfolio at Start of 2024

186 Additional Purchases

188 Short-Term Transactions

190 Long-Term Transactions

192 Interest/Dividends Received During 2024/Brokerage Account Data 2024

193 Weekly Portfolio Price Record 2024

195 Weekly Indicator Data 2024

197 Monthly Indicator Data 2024

198 Portfolio at End of 2024

199 If You Don’t Profit from Your Investment Mistakes, Someone Else Will/Performance Record of Recommendations

200 Individual Retirement Accounts: Most Awesome Mass Investment Incentive Ever Devised

201 G.M. Loeb’s “Battle Plan” for Investment Survival

202 G.M. Loeb’s Investment Survival Checklist

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