The election of a new President has certain affects on the market. Policy choices made by a new president will have a major impact on US businesses. Heavily regulated industries are the most likely to be affected. There is a great deal of uncertainty surrounding this years' elections. This uncertainty will effect stock prices. According to Mary Ann Bartels Head of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Portfolio Strategy -- history suggests that the markets respond far better to election processes whose outcomes are more predictable. According to several reports volatility develops in the first year following an election, as the market comprehends
the change, and then slowly increases to its peak in the second year of the cycle. All the uncertainty not only affects the stock market but it affects us all because businesses are cautious because they don't know what will happen, so they will stop investing and also stop hiring. So if businesses stop hiring that affects not just one but many people and the entire economy. To get more in depth information on how the election will affect the stock market -- click the pictures below to read the articles.
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