About

Jeff Hirsch is editor-in-chief of The Stock Trader's Almanac and Almanac Investor, and author of The Little Book of Stock Market Cycles (Wiley, 2012) and Super Boom: Why the Dow Will Hit 38,820 and How You Can Profit from It (Wiley, 2011). A 25-year Wall Street veteran, he took over from founder Yale Hirsch in 2001. Mr. Hirsch regularly appears on CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business, and many other financial media outlets.

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Best Sectors for the "Worst" Months
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Because we already know that the market tends to post the majority of its gains from November through April and does v…

 
Silver: A Seasonal Short
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Silver has a strong tendency to peak or continue lower in May, bottoming in mid to late June, explains seasonal trading…

Tickers: ZSL
Seasonal Trades on a Spring Rally
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The best six months for owning stocks can begin in October or early November and usually lasts until April or early May…

Tickers: SPY | SSO
A Seasonal Trade with Bonds
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The long bond tends to bottom sometime during Q2, typically around the time the stock market reaches its highs, and the…

 
Sweet Outlook for Chocolate Duo
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Cocoa tends to begin a seasonal decline in early to mid-March through the end of May, instituting a short position in …

Tickers: HSY | RMCF
Time for Utilities?
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One sector that begins its seasonally favorable periods in March is utilities, explains Jeffrey Hirsch, seas…

Tickers: XLU
Seasonal Trades on Gas
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Based upon the NYSE ARCA Natural Gas Index, there is a seasonal tendency for natural gas companies to enjoy gains from t…

Tickers: FCG | UNG
January's Seasonal Indicators
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January has quite a legendary reputation on Wall Street as an influx of cash from year-end bonuses and annual allocati…