Stock Market Trends in Presidential Election Years

What’s your biggest worry about the next presidential election?

How do you think it’ll play out in your financial life?

Believe it or not, there’s a roughly 50-50 chance you’re worried about the next election tanking your portfolio.1

You may also be concerned about a recession, rising interest rates, or taxes going up.2

No matter what has you feeling unsettled, it can all boil down to one question: Should we make money moves now, based on our election anxiety?

Truth is, elections stress most of us out, no matter how we vote or what party we affiliate with.

That stress can mean our anxieties and emotions run much higher in election years.3

And that’s not necessarily the best basis for making smart financial decisions.

What can help, however, is knowing the facts about market returns in election years.

That’s the focus of this month’s Visual Insights Newsletter.

Click here to see it!

Elections are exciting, and there’s a lot at stake when it’s time to vote for a new president.

Still, there’s a whole lot more that goes into market returns in election years than just who wins the presidency.

Knowing how it all works can help you see the forest for the trees, so you’re able to make better choices for your big-picture goals.

Go ahead and click here to learn what the stock market does in and around presidential election years.

After you read through this quarterly update, please feel free to email me with any questions or insights that you have.

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