Trader Talk

As Goes Apple, So Goes September

Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois.
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What's going to happen to stocks in September? I said this week that if you can tell me what will happen in Europe, and what will happen with Apple, I can tell you what will happen to the stock market. (Read more: Stocks Lifted by Fed, Close Higher for August)

My friend and former producer, Robert Hum, told me that not only is September the worst month for the S&P 500, it is far and away the worst month for Apple as well.