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CNBC: How January can predict stocks for 2012

The so-called "January Barometer" has been an accurate market indicator 87 percent of the time since the end of WWII. And with history as a guide, if the S&P 500 finishes the month higher, so goes the rest of the year. Are there signs that this time might be different?