Chances For 2Nd-Half Stock Market Gains Are Properly

Health care also tends to outperform, trading positively 70 percent of the time with average gains of 3.6 percent.
Not surprisingly, the top performing sector was Tech, trading positively 75 percent of the time, with gains of 4.5 percent.
The S&P 500 was higher 65 percent of the time, with average gains of 2.7 percent.
The Nasdaq Composite and Dow each traded positively 70 percent of the time, with average gains of 4.3 percent and 3.2 percent respectively.
Also, history shows stocks often struggle during the third quarter before recovering in the fourth quarter, thus the second half gain, on average.

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