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Getting Ready for the Election

It isn’t surprising that the upcoming presidential election is looming large in the minds of our clients. The media, including the financial media, devotes a great deal of attention to presidential elections. However, we believe that the person sitting in the Oval Office does not affect investment markets as much as people may think.

 Here are some numbers to consider:

1. 87% of investors believe that the president does have influence on the stock market.

2. A higher percentage of investors believe that a Republican president will be better for their investments.