CalendarList of new issues scheduled to come to market shortly.
Calendar effectCalendar effect
The theory that certain days of the week, weeks of the month, and months of the year are more likely to produce rises/falls in share prices than others. 'Sell in May and go away' is an example.David Schwartz, a stock market commentator who has analysed stock prices since the First World War, argues that 'pockets of predictability' can be identified and used to predict future prices. Among his observations:6th June is the best trading day of the year. Prices rise 77% of the time. At the bottom of the rung lies 26th September which rises just 28% of the time over the long run.Prices have fallen in eight of the last 10 years during the last week of October.The UK stock market usually rises in January in US presidential election years.Since 1925, small February price shifts were followed with a rally in the next eight months in 27 out of 30 times.
Ratio Calendar CombinationRatio Calendar Combination
A strategy consisting of a simultaneous position of a ratio calendar spread using "calls" and a similar position using puts, where the striking price of the "calls" is greater that the striking price of the "puts".
Calendar spreadCalendar spread
The sale (purchase) of a near month call option (put option) and the simultaneous purchase (sale) of a longer dated call option (put option) at the same exercise price.
Shadow calendarShadow calendar
A backlog of securities issues registered with the SEC, awaiting the determination of an offer date.
Calendar Straddle or CombinationCalendar Straddle or Combination
See Calendar Spread.
Further SuggestionsRatio Calendar Spread
Total return for calendar year