AMAZING: A Complete Rundown Of The Best January For Stocks Since 1997

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It’s been a monster month for the stock market. In fact, the S&P 500 appears has had its best January performance since 1997, and its best month since March 2010.But first, let’s check out how the big three U.S. equities markets did this month:

Dow: +3.40%

S&P 500: +4.36%

NASDAQ: +8.01%

Real estate, metals and mining, and financials led the way in the S&P—coincidentally, some of the worst performing sectors last year.

Top Performing S&P Indices:

Real Estate Services: +25.85%

Metals & Mining: +23.63%

Investment Banking and Brokerage Index: +19.1%

Worst Performing S&P Indices:

Commercial Printing: -9.49%

Tire & Rubber: -8.39%

Home Entertainment Software: -6.15%

Top Performing Stocks:

Netflix (NFLX): +81.26%

Textron (TXT): +40.03%

First Solar (FSLR): +36.36%

Worst Performing Stocks:

R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company (RRD): -18.70%

Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (COG): -14.76%

SUPERVALU Inc. (SVU): -13.75%

Data from and Bloomberg

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