by Scott Rosenquist, CFA
2016 Election & Markets
As the U.S. presidential election nears, investors are contemplating the potential outcomes and the impact on the financial markets. Given the nature of this year’s election, emotions are running high and may spill over into the market resulting in some short term volatility, regardless of which candidate wins. While the headlines and uncertainty are increasing it is important to take a step back and put it in perspective by maintaining a long term view.