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Making Sense of the 2020 U.S. Election

Insights on the potential market impact and investment implications of the 2020 U.S. presidential race.

The 2020 U.S. presidential election comes at a historic time, with the global economy in the grips of a pandemic and markets volatile in the face of uncertainty. What should investors focus on? Our investment teams and financial experts offer their perspectives on what the lead-up to the election – and the eventual outcome – could mean for financial markets.

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In Charts: U.S. Stock Performance During Past Presidential Elections

Sep 23, 2020

Looking at the returns of the S&P 500® Index during past U.S. presidential election periods and what could happen in 2020.

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What “Equalizing” Retirement Contributions Could Mean for Investors

Sep 21, 2020

A deeper look into the Joe Biden tax plan with a synopsis of the plan’s proposal to equalize tax treatment for retirement plan contributions.

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A 60-Second Primer on the Joe Biden Tax Plan

Sep 10, 2020

Tax planning strategies that can be incorporated year-round – regardless of the election outcome.

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Why Your Financial Plan Should Be Apolitical

Sep 8, 2020

Financial markets will have ups and downs regardless of who wins the election this November.

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Options-Implied Analysis of U.S. Presidential Election

Sep 4, 2020

After the recent party conventions, the options market continues to favor a Biden victory – but does not see his chances of winning increasing.

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Health Care Gains an Edge

Sep 1, 2020

How COVID-19 is shifting the discourse around health care during the 2020 U.S. election.

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The Regulatory and Policy Landscape for Big Tech

Aug 26, 2020

Large tech companies face a shifting regulatory and geopolitical landscape; is it possible for potential policy changes to slow the sector’s strong run?

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