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How to trade the Fed's Jackson Hole conference

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As investors turn their attention to Friday's gathering of global central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, history shows there could be a profitable trade to be made.

According to data from Kensho, a quantitative tool used by hedge funds to spot historical trading patterns, a group of sectors tended to emerge as winners during the three-day conference.

Since the end of the financial crisis, the Federal Reserve released a statement seven times during the annual economic policy symposium.

Here's how stocks reacted to those comments.