Election Years: Investors Benefit By Staying the Course

Posted by Mackenzie Arsenault on August 31, 2020

As election day approaches, we expect to see increased volatility in the markets. However, it behooves investors to stick to their investment course, though challenging at times!

Here are two charts for comparison:

Chart 1: Comparing the return of a 40% bond, 60% stock portfolio over the years and highlighting which political party was in office

Chart 2: Comparing the return during election years vs. non-election years

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