Opex week in January is one that the market has seen some struggles over the last 18 years. Below is the list of January op-ex weeks from 1999 – 2016 with their full week performance results. There have been 7 years in which January op-ex week occurred in conjunction with Martin Luther King Day. These were 4-day weeks and they are denoted with blue boxes around them.
There has been a decided downside tendency during January opex week over the last 18 years. The run-up / drawdown stats are especially notable. Traders may want to keep this in mind this upcoming week.
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