Though the performance of the stock market is often credited to specific political agendas, the data doesn't support this link, and investors would be wise to think carefully before making decisions based solely on election outcomes.
Markets and corporate earnings have done well under all combinations of political control, and we suspect that will continue no matter the outcome in November. History shows that, over time, trends in economic conditions, profit growth, valuations and interest rates have been the more powerful and lasting determinants for investment returns.
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