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50 days ago • Posted by Charles-Henry Monchau

Chart of the day: worst start to a year for the S&P 500 since 2001

The re-awakening of "Blue Wave" risk (Democrats win at Georgia Senate elections) along with escalating pandemic-related lockdowns/restrictions (worse than expected vaccination roll-out and hospitalization panic-mongering like we saw in 2018 due to the flu) sparked the worst start to a year for the S&P since 2001 - Source: Bloomberg

S&P 500 performance on the first day of trading