Presidential Election Recap, and What Comes Next

Presidential Election Recap, and What Comes Next

In April 2014, we wrote:With 0.0% of precincts reporting, CNN declares Hillary Clinton CNN the next president of the United States. Really? We haven't even gotten through the 2014 mid-term elections yet, yet campaigns (and the media circus that lives for campaigns) are already gearing up for 2016.

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Confounding All Expectations, Donald J. Trump Elected US President

Confounding All Expectations, Donald J. Trump Elected US President

FiveThirtyEight.com was the most conservative, forecasting an electoral split of 272-268 in favor of Clinton with a 66% probability of success.  The mood among Republican operatives, even the candidate himself, was despondent.  No candidate in modern electoral history who polled so badly post Labor Day had ever won.

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4 Trading Days Till US Presidential Election: We Are NOT Invoking Our Doomsday Plan

4 Trading Days Till US Presidential Election: We Are NOT Invoking Our Doomsday Plan

At this point, everything that can possibly be said about this election has been said.  Whether you dislike Trump more than Clinton, or dislike Clinton more than Trump, the horrible, miserable conclusion is just days away.

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US Markets Paralyzed, Await Outcome of US Presidential Election

US Markets Paralyzed, Await Outcome of US Presidential Election

We last wrote a market commentary July 11th. Since then, we've had nothing to say as investors focus on the last stage of the US presidential election, excluding any other data points including the US employment situation, US corporate earnings, and US Fed Policy. 

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Can Trump Win the Presidency (and What Would That Mean for Stocks?)

Can Trump Win the Presidency (and What Would That Mean for Stocks?)

After 11 Republican, 6 Democratic debates, caucuses and primaries in 18 states, the delegate count for Republicans and Democrats is as follows: Trump 329 (1,237 needed to win nomination), Cruz 231, Rubio 110, Kasich 25, Clinton 1058 (including 458 super delegates, 2,383 needed to win nomination), Sanders 431 (including 22 super delegates).

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