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The Santa Claus Rally: Implications for Investors Ahead of Presidential Election Year
The Santa Claus rally refers to a period of sustained stock market growth that typically takes place around the Christmas holiday on Dec. 25, with estimates suggesting that the rally occurs in the week leading up to Christmas or from Christmas Day through Jan. 2.
Is Cash No Longer King? Record Money-Market Fund Assets Poised to Drive Up Risk Asset Prices
The latest data from the Investment Company Institute (ICI) shows that investors now hold $5.7 trillion in money market funds, marking another milestone high.
What's Next as Wall Street's Bets on Soft Landing and Monetary Policy Shift Reach a Climax
Fueled by these just-right data, Wall Street's bullish sentiment has reached its peak, with the Russell 2000 surging impressively by 8.2%, the S&P 500 gaining over 7.6%, and the Dow Jones rising by 5.73%. Remarkably, trading activity for high-risk assets like small-cap stocks and junk bonds also hit their climax.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average shot higher Thursday, hitting its highest intraday level of 2023, while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq wavered in the final trading day of November.
The $Dow Jones Industrial Average(.DJI.US)$ raised 520 points, or 1.47% to end the month on a high note. Though wavering to just a 0.38% gain Thursday, the $S&P 500 Index(.SPX.US)$ rose 8.9% in November. The $Nasdaq Composite Index(.IXIC.US)$ fell 0.23%, an...
With optimistic expectations for easing mon...