Politics and the Markets

Unless you’ve been living on a remote island somewhere you are no doubt aware of the incendiary tone that has overtaken the 2016 presidential election. Many clients have asked if election outcomes influence portfolio returns.

The general belief in the financial industry is that presidential election outcomes have very little to do with market direction. There are some interesting statistical observations that postulate everything from how the financial markets tend to behave right after a presidential election to market behavior during a Democratic vs. Republican White House (and or Congress). We have attached an article that explores this question in greater detail.

To read the article click HERE.

Suffice to say we live in interesting times.  At Eagle West Group our mission is to protect and safeguard your future while providing comfort along the way.  We do this through frequent and thorough due diligence in keeping with what you have entrusted us with.



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