Does The Seasonal Performance Anomaly Known As 'Sell In May And Go Away' Apply To Hedge Funds?

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By Tony Kristic, PerTrac -- There is an old, rather pessimistic adage around stock exchanges that goes, “Sell in May and go away.” This proverb forewarns investors to get out of the markets before summer begins. Why? Because equity performance will suffer in the next few months; because the next few months will be filled with vacation goers whose investing segment will empty their portfolios of stocks in order to achieve a more carefree summertime experience.


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