Faculty Publications

Title

Will Fed Grinches steal Santa Claus rally?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

12-23-2015

Abstract

Does the "Santa Claus Rally" really exist? Some market pundits have noted that the seven-day period from Christmas through Jan. 3 has unusually high returns in the stock market. Srinivas Nippani of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Ken Washer from Creighton University and I studied the Santa Claus rally around the globe.