Author archives: Pierre Guenette

How The Top 10 Stocks Ranked By Saevis Performed vs. The Benchmark

Last update on Sept. 24, 2018.

 

Jin's Note: This is a guest post by Pierre Guenette, who is a regular reader of this blog. Pierre works at the Alberta Health Services as a Senior Analyst for the Business Intelligence Team that's part of the Seniors palliative continuing care portfolio. Pierre has a master's degree in Economics from the University of Calgary, and has a general interest in data analysis.

 

On April 27, 2018, Jin announced in the MoneyGeek forum that the Saevis website will no longer be supported/updated. My first thought was “Poop on a Stick”. That sentiment changed to something stronger when I realized that ...

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Sell In May And Go Away? (Part 2)

Last update on March 27, 2017.

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This is a guest post by Pierre Guenette, a long time member of MoneyGeek. Pierre has a Master’s Degree in Economics. For the past 5 years he’s worked in the Health Sector and is currently a Senior Data Analyst.

 

Part 1 examined whether a Sell In May strategy could outperform a Buy and Hold strategy for Canada (as measured by the TSX), as well as for the United States (as measured by the S&P 500). The monthly average returns from 1979 to 2016 were analyzed. Recall, the Sell in May strategy involves ...

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Sell In May And Go Away? (Part 1)

Last update on Feb. 28, 2017.

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This is a guest post by Pierre Guenette, a long time member of MoneyGeek. Pierre has a Master’s Degree in Economics. For the past 5 years he’s worked in the Health Sector and is currently a Senior Data Analyst.

 

Background

Sell in May and Go Away is an adage that is known throughout the trading world. It advocates selling equities in May and staying away from the markets until November to avoid seasonal underperformance. For the purpose of this article, the relevant question is: since October of 1979, would an investor have ...

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