Election

Volatility on the Horizon? Three Upcoming Political Events October 9, 2018 4:24 PM   |  

Political events can bring heightened volatility to global markets and stocks. Consider keeping an eye on these three upcoming political events in November.

2 min read  |  Economic Trends
Clocking In and Out: Trying to Time the Market? There May Be Ways March 16, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

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.

6 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Keep to the Course: The Risks of Not Staying Invested November 15, 2016 11:00 PM   |  

The wild market swings during the presidential election may be a reminder to investors that staying invested for the long term may keep you on course.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Do Markets Care Who Controls the White House, Congress? October 31, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Does the prevailing political party, Democratic or Republican, really make a difference to the stock market?

4 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Trading Strategies: How To Trade Presidents September 28, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

The market doesn't care who becomes president, and savvy traders don’t care about predictions—just results. Prepare yourself for either scenario.

6 min read  |  Fundamental Analysis
Stock Market History 101: Lore Behind the Best Six Months September 19, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

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.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Trading the Range: A Potential Strategy for Active Investors September 7, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

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.

4 min read  |  Technical Analysis
U.S. Presidential Election Cycle & Stock Market Performance August 30, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

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?

5 min read  |  Portfolio Strategy
Options Trading Game Plan for Earnings and Elections July 11, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

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.

6 min read  |  Advanced Option Strategies
Election Pt 3: What a White House Republican Could Mean for Stocks November 15, 2015 7:00 PM   |  

Will history repeat if a Republican candidate wins the White House—boosting profit potential for the energy, financial, and defense sectors?

2 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
Election Pt 2: What a White House Democrat Could Mean for Stocks November 8, 2015 7:00 PM   |  

History shows that Democrats have been kind to stocks. Surprised? Find out which stock sectors stand to improve under a Democratic president.

3 min read  |  Stocks & Stock Sectors
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