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  • adamwangwang47 adamwangwang47 Feb 9, 2013 9:19 AM Flag

    February tends to be the worst-performing month for the S&P 500 (^GSPC) since 1928, with the index falling nearly half the time during the month.

    History may be on the side of the more cautious investors. According to Brown, February tends to be the worst-performing month for the S&P 500 (^GSPC) since 1928, with the index falling nearly half the time during the month.

    As fiscal talks between Congress and the White House build to a crescendo, that could provide the excuse an overheated market needs to retrace.

    (Read More: Eastwood: If DC Doesn't 'Give a Damn,' How Can We?)

    "If we do get a pause, this would be the perfect time to get it, and it would coincide with a lot of this political stuff that's going to start to heat up in the next week or two as we get closer to the sequestration deadline," Brown added.

 
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