Post-Announcement Fed Day Returns Since Powell Arrived

I have documented before the tough time that Fed Days have had since Chairman Powell took over in February of 2018. I have also shown that the historically bullish Fed Day edge has primarily played out before the Fed announcement is even made. So today I thought I would simply show how SPY has performed between the time of the announcement and the NYSE close on Fed Days since Mr. Powell took over.


No big surprise here. The market has struggled. We’ll see if it likes tomorrow’s announcement any better. Many more Fed related studies can be found here.

Wishing you and yours a very merry Fed Day!


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