Market Extra: Here’s how the Dow, S&P 500 tend to perform after a rip-roaring January

Wall Street just experienced a spate of bumpiness in an otherwise spectacular kickoff to 2018 for stocks, raising the question for market watchers: What happens next?

If history is any guide, there is a good chance equity indexes maintain what has been a mostly relentless uptrend from here, even if it comes with more volatility.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.28% logged a 5.8% rise in January, while the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.05% registered a 5.6% climb.

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