20 Hard and Fast Rules to Help You Beat the Stock Market
By Simon Thompson.
Playing Footsie. (NOTE: this is a bull market phenomenon)
In the UK, the FTSE 100 is a listing of the top 100 companies in the UK, based on market value. The companies that make up the 100 changes each quarter.
The list is reviewed on the 2nd Wednesday of March, June, September, and December and companies are dropped on the 3rd Friday of those months. During those 7 trading days, funds that only invest in the 100 companies are forced to sell, thus lowering the price so that investors in the know, can buy these shares on the cheap.
All you have to do is buy shares of the companies that are being dropped from the 100 and hold for 3 months. Then do the same all over again by reinvesting the proceeds into the next companies being booted from the 100.
Ave quarterly gain has been 13.6%.
To find out the changes: Www.ftse.com/indices