Is December your favorite month? If you're an investor, maybe it should be. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has averaged a 1.42% gain in December over the last century, with positive returns an amazing 73% of the time. This year the Dow could do even better.
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- Why December Stock Market Performance Is the Best of the Year
- Stock Market Today: What History Shows Us About Second Half Performance
The stock market today got the third quarter, and second half of the year, off to a strong start with all three benchmarks logging gains right out of the gate. Shortly after the open, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 104.61, or 0.70%, to 15,014.21. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbed 13.57, or 0.84%, […]