The Presidential Election and Market Volatility

By Nadaq Global Indexes via

The 2016 Presidential Election included all of the requisite plot twists required for an event on such a stage. There have been heated debates, “October Surprises,” and finally a bit of voter fatigue setting in.

The proverbial gloves were removed a bit earlier than is the case in many elections, allowing for more intensity down the home stretch, but like most elections it is the uncertainty that contributes to elevated market volatility.

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