Wall Street Week Ahead: ‘Santa Claus rally’ threatened by COVID-19 resurgence, Georgia elections

Stocks have tended to perform well in the last five trading days of December, and the first two of January, a phenomenon known as the Santa Claus rally which has lifted equities in 55 out of 74 years since 1945, according to CFRA Research. This year, the period starts on Dec. 24.