• Is Friday the 13th Unlucky for Wall Street? Here Are the Numbers

    3 days ago - By Fortune

    Friday the 13th is an unlucky day, say the superstitious. It's right up there with a black cat crossing your path or breaking a mirror. And, with the possible exception of sports fans, it's hard to find a more superstitious lot than investors.
    There's anxiety on Wall Street when the calendar falls on this day. But is it justified? As it turns out, it's not entirely unreasonable.
    Market conditions vary from day to day, and ultimately that's what decides the fate of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. But a look at 20 years of final trading results on Friday the 13th shows the market ended the...
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