The 2018 midterm elections are two weeks away. This month we look at some of the market and financial implications of the results and some historical context on stock market performance in mid-term years.
People like to forecast. Attempting to make sense of the world and predict how interacting factors will ultimately play out is in our human nature. Sometimes these trends and forecasts are accurate, other times; not so much (looking at you 2016). It is important to keep this in mind when engaging in the sort of prognostication we will be doing here this month. At the end of the day, a 1% chance is still a chance, and nothing in politics or in the markets is certain.Read More