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September, February Are Worst Months in Market

Tuesday, 31 August 2010 01:25 PM EDT

No month has brought worse results in the stock market than September.

Here is the average monthly price change, from 1950 through July 2010, for the Standard & Poor's 500 index. Months are listed from best performance to worst:

December: 1.6 percent gain

November: 1.6 percent gain

April: 1.5 percent gain

March: 1.2 percent gain

January: 1 percent gain

July: 1 percent gain

October: 0.6 percent gain

May: 0.3 percent gain

August: 0.1 percent gain

June: 0.04 percent loss

February: 0.2 percent loss

September: 0.6 percent loss

— Source: Stock Trader's Almanac

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No month has brought worse results in the stock market than September.Here is the average monthly price change, from 1950 through July 2010, for the Standard Poor's 500 index. Months are listed from best performance to worst:December: 1.6 percent gainNovember: 1.6 percent...
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