The "Wall Street" Election Poll

posted 5/8/2012 in General

Market Commentary Highlights...

  • The biggest event for investors over the next six months is likely to be the November elections in the United States. The outcome of the elections will define the political context and leadership for the policies that address the looming fiscal imbalances coming to a head in early 2013.

  • Based on the relative performance of legislationsensitive industries that may react more favorably to one party, we have created two indexes to help us track the markets' implied forecast of the election outcome reflected in the performance of these industries.
  • While there are other factors that may influence the relative performance of these indexes, as time goes on the election consequences may become paramount as investors increasingly vote with their money.
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