These stocks post big gains one week before a Fed hike, history shows

Janet Yellen, chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hike interest rates one week from Wednesday. CNBC PRO ran a screen using hedge fund analytics tool Kensho to find which Dow Jones industrial average stocks perform the best, on average, in the five trading days before a hike.

We looked at the last three rate-hiking cycles back to 1994. Here's what we found: