The 40.68-month stock price cycle by Gertrude Shirk
ARTICLE SYNOPSIS ...The 40.68-month stock price cycle
by Gertrude Shirk
Of the thousands of possible rhythmic cycles in hundreds of subjects that the Foundation for the Study
of Cycles has studied over the years, one we have reported on repeatedly since November 1951 is the
40.68-month cycle in stock prices.
Cycle analysts were aware of a rhythm in stock market averages of about 40 to 41 months (from crest to
crest) for many, many years. Over a long period of time, this cycle was dominant enough to be visible by
inspection of the data, before trend removal or any other manipulation came into use. The Foundation...