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As January goes, so goes the year - Video

  • By Jeffrey A. Hirsch,
  • Wiley Global Finance WILEY GLOBAL FINANCE
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As the opening month of the New Year, January is host to many important events, indicators, and recurring market patterns. The month’s overall gain or loss, though, triggers something called the January Barometer. This states that the movement of the S&P 500 during January sets the stock market’s direction for the entire year. January’s direction has correctly forecasted the major trend for the market in most of the subsequent years. Read the related article.

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