George Washington Day/President’s Day Holiday Effect In Trading (Backtest And Strategy)

George Washington’s Day/Presidents’ Day is one of the federal holidays in the US. But does it affect the US stock market? The US financial markets do not open on George Washington’s Day or Presidents’ Day. Trading does not take place on any of the U.S. stock exchanges. Backtests determine that trading around this holiday is…

How Many Companies Have Ever Been in the S&P 500 Index? Which 5 Stocks Have Been There the Longest?

When it comes to the major U.S. stock indexes, the S&P 500 index is widely regarded as a barometer of the overall stock market’s performance. Seen as an indicator of how large corporations are performing, it consists of the top 500 companies in the US stock market. But how many companies have ever been a…

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About This Site

This website is written and managed by Oddmund Groette and Hakan Samuelsson. Mr. Groette is a native Norwegian but resides in the former USSR. Mr. Samuelsson lives in Sweden, where he trades, invests, and manages one of Sweden’s most popular financial websites: Samuelssonsrapport. He also founded The Robust Trader. We have been independent full-time traders…