Faculty Publications

Title

How Do Presidential Elections Affect The Markets?

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-21-2016

Abstract

With the presidential election coming up, people are naturally curious about what the elections mean for the stock market – and, more importantly, for their investments (and everything those investments represent). Answers to this question run the gamut depending on where you get your news, so I wanted to break down the data and see what actually happens during and after an election.