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The Optimism Cycle: Sell in May

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  • Ronald Doeswijk

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal De Economist.

    Volume (Year): 156 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 175-200

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:decono:v:156:y:2008:i:2:p:175-200

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    Keywords: Earnings revisions; Optimism cycle; Psychology; Seasonality; Sell in May; G12; G14; G15;

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    1. Jacobsen, Ben & Marquering, Wessel, 2009. "Is it the weather? Response," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 583-587, March.
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