S&P 500 Peters Out in August

S&PS&P Monthly Price Returns 500 monthly price changes for 2016. January started the year off on a sour note, -5.1%. March rallied the troops with the index gaining 6.6%. August petered out as usual -.1%; in fact, since WWII the 8th month has posted -.2% on average and has earned the penultimate position for worst performing month.