Say it ain't so

Posted by: Howard Silverblatt on March 26, 2008

Historically, if the New York Yankees loose their opening game (March 31) the S&P 500 is 5% more likely to close up for the year, and the return, on average, is 47% better (6.25% when they win vs. 9.15% when they loose). A very, very sad thing (no one tell Rudy).

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