A tax-free exploitation of the weekend effect: A `switching' strategy in the college retirement

Compton, William S.; Kunkel, Robert A.
June 1999
American Business Review;Jun99, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p17
Academic Journal
Examines whether individual investors can exploit the weekend or Monday stock market effect using a simple switching strategy within a tax-deferred, no cost retirement account. Advantages of the switching strategy over the simple buy-and-hold strategy; Risk-adjusted performance of the switching strategy; Proposed information processing hypothesis.


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