The Super Bowl indicator is a pseudo-economic indicator claiming the Dow rises for full years when the Super Bowl winner comes from the original National Football League. When a team that played for the old American Football League wins, the Dow falls. Since the two separate leagues of the past preceded the AFC and NFC conferences, expansion teams count based on the conference they play in.
I would be the first to admit that this indicator has no real connection to the stock market and the relationship is random. Nonetheless, the Dow has performed better when NFC teams have won over the past 50 years.
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