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Kensho: What works during calm market seas?

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As stocks recovered from their losses in 2016, volatility reached a new low for the year this week, setting a potential winning trade around certain areas of the market.

A solid jobs report Friday kept investors calm and volatility near its low.

Using the quantitative tool Kensho, CNBC Pro ran a study to find the best-performing asset classes during similar economic cycles, including low volatility, a strong U.S. dollar and GDP growth between 0 and 2.5 percent.

Here are the results.

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