Monday, November 5, 2012

Investopedia: Bull Vs. Bear - Wall Street May Like A Republican President

Question: Would Wall Street love or hate a republican president?
Love Side
No matter what an investor's personal leanings and preferences are, it's always helpful to evaluate each side of a binary outcome, and the upcoming Presidential election is very definitely a binary outcome - either a republican or democrat will win. With that in mind, it is useful to consider which industries/sectors may do well under four years of a republican administration. Although data suggests that the stock market does better during democratic administrations, there are, nevertheless, sectors that seem likely to do well (or better) under a Romney administration.

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