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Election Returns: Electrifying or Uneventful?

| May 15, 2024

While a party or individual in office can shade economic perceptions, they rarely define the direction of the overall market once a new president is in place. A defining feature of the American political system is the strength of its institutions, which have provided enviable stability for nearly two hundred and fifty years. While politics and our candidates are incredibly important for certain policies, the impact that any one individual can have on the overall market is limited. Kara discusses election years broadly and what’s happened so far this year in this week’s Markets in a Minute.