S&P 500 Start to 2016 Wasn't That Bad Compared With Past: Chart

While the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index had its sixth-worst start to a year since 1932, the move wasn’t anything dramatic.

The 1.5 percent drop was just slightly greater than the average 1.1 percent move in either direction on previous opening days, when big moves are common. On all other days, the S&P 500 had average daily swings of 0.77 percent. To read more, click here.

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