Keyword: Super Bowl Indicator

Is a nonsensical concept for a stock market predictor that, amazingly, has been right about 80 per cent of the time. The theory holds that if a team from the NFL’s National Football Conference wins, then there will be a bull market that year. If a team from the American Football Conference wins, it’s a bear market to follow. Since the winner of a football game and the stock market’s performance have no relationship, this indicator’s success rate is just an amazing coincidence. Or, as the more statistically- and scientifically-inclined may put it: “Correlation does not imply causation”.

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