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Stock Market Weak September Start Like 1987, 1991, and 2001?

Stock-Markets / Stock Markets 2018 Sep 08, 2018 - 03:46 PM GMT

By: Troy_Bombardia

Stock-Markets

Earlier this week I said that September would probably be weak. So far this weakness has played out, with the S&P falling every day this past week.

There are only 3 other historical cases in which the S&P started September by falling 4 days in a row.

  1. September 1987
  2. September 1991
  3. September 2001

Here’s how the S&P played out over the next year

Here are the cases in detail.

September 1987

This is the 1987 “big correction”. As those in the Membership Program know, the conditions that led to the 1987 crash are very different from the stock market’s conditions today.

September 1991

The stock market continued to rally.

September 2001

This happened in the middle of the 2000-2002 bear market, AFTER the stock market had already crashed 30%+. The market environment back then was clearly different than the market environment today (we are near all-time highs).

Conclusion

This study seems super bearish. But with a sample size of 3, I wouldn’t pay too much attention to this (similar to how I wouldn’t pay too much attention to today’s bullish study, which has a sample size of 3).

However, please notice one thing.

  1. Most of my market studies from January – July were medium-long term bullish for the stock market.
  2. But over the past few weeks, I have noticed some bearish studies mixed in with the bullish studies.

This implies that we are getting ever closer to the end of this bull market. Be careful in 2019.

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By Troy Bombardia

BullMarkets.co

I’m Troy Bombardia, the author behind BullMarkets.co. I used to run a hedge fund, but closed it due to a major health scare. I am now enjoying life and simply investing/trading my own account. I focus on long term performance and ignore short term performance.

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