Here We Go Again, Election Year Investing – Is It Really That Different? | First Quarter, 2024

by: Brad Swinsburg, Partner + Chief Investment Officer

April 8, 2024

As the U.S. heads into another presidential election cycle, investors grapple with understanding the impact of elections on financial markets. But do elections wield as much influence as we think? In the video segments below, Brad Swinsburg provides insights to help understand what elections can mean for financial markets and portfolios.  

Here We Go Again…

Investors often make big mistakes when their emotions drive their decisions; election years can make this even riskier. In this video, we’ll delve into a revealing chart by JPMorgan, highlighting how political affiliations shape views on the economy and discover the importance of rational decision-making amidst emotionally charged election cycles.

Election Year Investing – Is It Really That Different?

Investing is never without challenges—there are always things to worry about. Putting new money to work or simply staying invested during an election year can be particularly difficult. But looking at past data can help calm those fears. Watch this video as it reveals how elections truly impact financial markets and debunks common myths surrounding elections and the economy.

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