For investors, as always, we recommend a renewed focus on long term goals and objectives rather than short term market fluctuations. We are now in the historically strongest period of the four year presidential cycle, and we believe investors will be rewarded by remaining on course and sticking to their long term investment plan.

This article was written by Sean Clark, Chief Investment Officer at Clark Capital Management Group, a participant in the ETF Strategist Channel.

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