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The S&P 500 Index: Looking Ahead To 2005

There are a few conflicting historical stock market phenomena pertinent to 2005, which is a post-election year and the fifth year of this decade. The S&P 500 index has performed remarkably well in the fifth year of each decade since 1881. The index, however, has performed below average in years following an election, except ...