Buy when it Snow’s Sell when it Goes – 45 charts analyzed

Posted by Don Vialoux - Timing the Market

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The Bottom Line

The “Buy when it snows, Sell when it goes” strategy has started to work once again. Overbought intermediate technicals suggest that magnitude of an advance between now and year end is likely to be muted, but positive. Accumulation of broadly based equity index ETFs as well as sector ETFs with favourable seasonal characteristics makes sense during the next few weeks (particularly on any weakness). Sectors with favourable seasonal influences at this time of year include Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary, Industrials (including Transportation), Canadian Financial Services and Basic Materials.

….go HERE to get extensive analysis and ove 45 Chart and of the more interesting and profitable seasonal trades at this time of year historically has been a trade in Canada’s Financial Services sector. Will the trade work this year?


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Don Vialoux has 37 years of experience in the Investment Industry. He is a past president of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts ( and a former technical analyst at RBC Investments.  Now he is the author of a daily letter on equity markets available free on the internet. The reports can be accessed daily right here at

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