The Day Ahead: April Is Scary

As a kid, April was always a joyous time. There was the birthday and its associated presents in week one, which then gave way to baseball tryouts. Now, having found my first gray hair this past Monday (hey, it was emotional) and having compiled data from Aprils of yesteryear, I realize that the calendar turn has become rather depressing. 

Over the next five days, you will bear witness to all sorts of slick-sounding strategist notes predicting an April calamity in the markets, using specific examples starting from April 2010. The evidence legitimately supports the case for lightening up on portfolio risk, as does a market that deserves a little steam release (Clorox (CLX), Tupperware (TUP) and Hershey (HSY) can't keep ripping to fresh 52-week highs, as these companies are not game-changers, just stable dividend payers)....448 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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