Seasonal Trading Strategy For DAX 40 And German Stocks (Rules, Setup, Backtest, Performance Analysis)

Many investors focus on searching for seasonalities in the US stock market. However, seasonal patterns can also be exploited in international stock markets.  Today we will show you a seasonal trading strategy for the German stock market. It is based…

4-Year Presidential Election Cycles in the Stock Market – Election Year Seasonality

In the United States, a presidential election is held every four years. Those presidential elections have been observed to affect many government sectors, including legislation, international relations, and even the stock market. This occurrence inspired the concept of 4-year presidential…

The Easter Holiday Effect in Trading (Holy Thursday – Is It The Best Day Of The Year For Stocks?)

Easter is a Christian holiday celebrated across the world. But does it affect trading on the U.S. stock exchanges and other financial markets? We look at how the stock market performs before and after the Easter holiday. Additionally, we specifically…

Which Time Of The Day Is The Most Volatile In Trading? (Facts And Statistics For Stocks, Gold, Oil, And Swiss Franc)

What time of the day is the most volatile in trading? Most traders assume the first and last hour of trading (in any market) is the most volatile of the day. News from overnight trading needs to be discounted when…

Election Day Performance in Stock Markets: Backtest Analysis

As with many other sociopolitical events, election periods affect stock market performance. Although forecasting the market is mostly futile, previous tendencies in Election Day Performance in Stock Markets before, during, and after election day can be a good guide. But…