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Old 08 February 2010, 02:54 AM
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Cow Saintsí Super Bowl Win Predicts Bull Stock Market

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According to Snopes.com, the Super Bowl Indicator was right about 90 percent of the time through 1997 which, coincidentally, was about the time I started hearing of the indicator. Since then, however, itís been right about 50 percent of the time.

Snopes.com further notes that the indicator is also subject to interpretive issues as fewer and fewer teams are from the original American and National Football Leagues.
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Old 08 February 2010, 05:11 PM
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According to Snopes.com, the Super Bowl Indicator was right about 90 percent of the time through 1997 which, coincidentally, was about the time I started hearing of the indicator. Since then, however, itís been right about 50 percent of the time.
Doesn't being right 50% of the time on a yes/no question statistically make something completely useless, as you could get the same results with a coin flip?
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