Faculty Publications

Title

Will History Repeat Itself in the Markets With 2016's Presidential Election? Let's Hope So

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-25-2016

Abstract

The Denver Broncos winning the Super Bowl and the poor market performance in January lead some market observers to conclude that we are in for a rocky year in the stock market. The believers in the Super Bowl Theory of the stock market and adherents to the maxim "As January goes, so goes the rest of the year," are trying to convince us there is little hope for a positive market year.