mid-term elections

Uncategorized, Weekly Update

Stocks React to Election Results and a Split Congress


Published November 9, 2018

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It was no surprise that stocks rallied this week once the midterm elections had passed. Just as in 2016, and before most elections, investors become cautious ahead of elections. They usually breathe a sigh of relief afterwards. Stocks have gone higher after EVERY midterm election over the past almost 70 years, on an annual basis. With this election producing a split in Congress, is that bullish or bearish for stocks? The following research provides some data on that question: (more…)

Uncategorized, Weekly Update

Mid-Term Elections and the Stock Market


Published July 13, 2018

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While we investors all know that past performance is no guarantee of future results, when an investment approach has worked 100% of the time, over a period of over 70 years and across almost 20 cyclicals of data, we take notice. A slide in this week’s presentation by CFRA offered just such a strong possibility of near-certainty. (more…)