Some strategists see shades of Christmas past in sell-off – and a rebound ahead

A trader in a face mask works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as the Omicron coronavirus variant continues to spread in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 20, 2021.
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Some strategists say it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas — the one in 2018 when the stock market sold off hard into Christmas Eve and then bounced on Dec. 26.