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US Economy

2020 Presidential Election: Does it matter who wins?

Presidential Elections and Market Returns

By | 2020, 2020 Presidential Election, Equity Markets, Investment Returns, Market Returns, Market Returns by Presidential Term, Patience, Stock Markets, US Economy | No Comments

“Has it been four years already?”  That questions is a popular refrain heard frequently as our nation readies itself for our next Presidential election on November 3rd.  As expected, the looming election has garnered the attention of news and media outlets for the past few months with an ever-increasing focus on the November 3rd decision date. The 2020 Presidential election…

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An economic recession doesn't mean market recoveries are far behind.

Does a Recession Mean Negative Returns?

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As many industries and economic sectors shut down earlier this spring in concerted efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, many economists opined that the U.S. economy faced a certain recession.  Recessions are generally defined as two consecutive quarters of negative growth in U.S. production.  But other criteria may also be utilized to declare a recession, including a sharp…

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