How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks? [Dimensional]

Chris Ladd

If you're concerned about the outcome of the presidential election and the effect on your stock portfolio, take a step back and put this moment in time in perspective. History has shown that the market trend is upward across administrations of both parties. There are many factors beyond the election outcome that contribute to market performance, emphasizing the importance of a long-term investment approach.

This interactive exhibit from Dimensional does a great job of showing the upward trend of the market across administrations as well as additional economic data under each president.

How Much Impact Does the President Have on Stocks?

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By Chris Ladd

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