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Title

Do the Jewish holidays affect stock prices?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-15-2015

Abstract

When it comes to investing in the stock market this time of year, investors sometimes pay attention to the Jewish calendar even if they profess another faith because Wall Street's conventional wisdom urges them to do so.

Seasoned Wall Street pros call the adage "Sell on Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and buy on Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement).