Convergex: This Is What It Would Take to Get Stocks Back Into Positive Territory This Year

A 3.9 percent rise in the S&P 500 by Jan. 1 would require heavy lifting in tech, financials, or both

The Apple Inc. logo is seen at the entrance to a store as it rains in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.

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Stocks have rallied and volatility seems to be taking a breather, but the S&P 500 index is still down nearly four percent since the start of the year.

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