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The Presidential Election Cycle And Market Performance

2016-03-24 15_06_21-Microsoft Office Picture Manager“Only four months remain before we find out who the next presidential nominees will be and a mere eight months before we elect one of them to lead the world’s largest economy. That means there’s no better time than now to start thinking about how this whole process could affect your investments—and how to prepare.” Today’s article examines how the presidential election cycle has historically affected market performance in order to provide an idea of what may lie ahead. How much have stocks stumbled on average in the eighth year of two-term presidencies? What month does history suggest may be a good time to buy in an election year? CLICK HERE to read more.