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If Santa Claus is coming to the market this year we will know this week, as this is make or break week. This week also sees a number of other important events taking place. The first being the FED and the long expected first interest rate rise in years (16th at 2.00pm EST in the US) followed by option expiry for the local index (XJO) and stocks, both on the same day, this Thursday 17th. We have XJO expiry with the opening match and then stock expiry with the closing match, so expect to see some volatility on the back of this, especially since it follows the FED decision only hours before. Then the US has its own Triple Witching expiry on Friday and it’s one of the biggest for the year. For more on this please find attached this week’s Market Commentary looking at the Australian and US markets.
Looking at the 33 years in question, we have 2 years which went sideways (1987 & 2008), another 3 years which went down (1990, 2007 & 2011), while the other 28 years went up. This provides us with an 84.8% chance that 2015 will see the market ...