Elections and Investments – What’s the Disconnect?

There is always more to the markets than what is seen on television and blasted from the headlines. Careful consideration of all aspects of an investment – political, demographic, economic, and relative value, to name a few – must be made when considering the broader implications of that investment on the portfolio.

Post-Election, One Week Later

Watching the market’s reaction to the surprise Donald Trump victory over the last week has been a lot like riding Space Mountain. The first fourteen hours had a 1,000-point swing in the Dow, a phenomenon we wrote about last week.

A Sleepless Night… Feels Like Déjà Vu All Over Again

Watching the election results I am overcome with a feeling of déjà vu. The Brexit vote was a shock for many of the same reasons as tonight’s results are a shock – the polls predicted a Clinton victory just as a Brexit Stay victory was predicted.