As the 2020 presidential election looms, investors might be concerned about volatility and potential policy shifts. Should you change your investment strategy? The answer may have more to do with your goals, objectives, and time horizon than your political views.
A leadership change in the House could mean a shift in policy priorities, but if you're a long-term investor, other factors such as earnings and interest rates may be larger concerns.
The so-called January effect and other seasonal patterns have long been part of market vernacular, but investors need to separate reality from myth.
Political events can bring heightened volatility to global markets and stocks. Consider keeping an eye on these three upcoming political events in November.
Are you a long-term investor hoping to use time to your advantage? Don’t chase trends, and especially don’t try to time the market. There are other ways.
Does the prevailing political party, Democratic or Republican, really make a difference to the stock market?
The market doesn't care who becomes president, and savvy traders don’t care about predictions—just results. Prepare yourself for either scenario.
Like the changing leaves outdoors, fall signals a change in the historical patterns of the stock market. Learn what the “best six months” has in store.
The S&P 500 is in a short-term trading range, but remains in a long-term bullish trend. Here’s how some investors are trading the range.
The U.S. presidential election cycle theory of the stock market says that the market moves based on the year of the president's term. Is there any proof?
Earnings season is upon us again and the elections are right around the corner. Learn options strategies to trade earnings season and the upcoming elections.
Will history repeat if a Republican candidate wins the White House—boosting profit potential for the energy, financial, and defense sectors?
History shows that Democrats have been kind to stocks. Surprised? Find out which stock sectors stand to improve under a Democratic president.
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