Some say the stars are aligned for a so-called Santa Claus rally.
That refers to a rise in the stock market in the last week of December and the first two trading days of January. The reason is that low liquidity makes it easier to push up the market. Last year was an exception when the stock market plunged in December.
It’s important for investors, however, to consider different viewpoints.
Let’s do that by reviewing a chart. Please click here for an annotated chart of S&P 500 ETF