Vote with your wallet?

Vote with your wallet?

The investment markets have already been reacting as if they know the outcomes of the mid-term elections. We have experienced abnormally robust returns in September and October. These returns are due in some measure to the expectation that the Republicans will win enough seats in Congress to slow or derail the programs the Democrats have been advancing. While some believe that the investment markets favor Republican control of government because the Republican platform is pro-business, the fact is that the best market returns have come during periods of political gridlock. ...