August's market gains may bode well for the rest of 2018

11:59 AM ET Wed, 29 Aug 2018

Summer’s final full month is coming to an end. And it’s been a good one, with the S&P 500 reaching new highs. But, a strong performance this month is not the norm. In fact, since 1980, August logs one of the worst average monthly returns for the S&P.