Investors, Voters and the Election Cycle

Stephen Morgan, October 15, 2020

For many investors, elections factor into portfolio management strategies in much the same way as other considerations such as profit margins, interest rates, and unemployment levels. But what does the historical data say about how the "dance" between elections and markets has played out over the last several decades?

 

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We invite you to download our Investment Perspective whitepaper for a fascinating look at the ways elections can affect markets. We'll look at how the markets perform at various points during the election cycle, the impact of a landslide vs. a close election, and how a win or loss by the incumbent party influences market stability.