Super Bowl rule

Super Bowl Rule

An indicator that few follow seriously stating that a Super Bowl win by an NFC team will result in a market uptrend for the coming year, while a win by an AFC team portends a downtrend. The Super Bowl indicator has been correct more than four years out of every five, but most believe this to be simply coincidence.

Super Bowl rule

A technical indicator that holds that if a team from the American Football Conference wins the Super Bowl, the stock market will decline during the year, but if a team from the National Football Conference wins the Super Bowl, the stock market will experience an up year.
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It's a littleknown Super Bowl rule - so little-known that I am the only one who knows it - that you must always back the team who won earlier in the season at Wembley.
The Super Bowl rule requires an air tour operator actually to have game tickets in hand or a written contract for the tickets before it can advertise a travel package as including tickets.