Acumen Market Insights: Election and Reaction of Market Up in AirNovember 6, 2018
Both the election and the reaction of the market remains up in the air as voters turn out in record numbers. Interesting Fact: from a historical perspective, markets have done better in republican control and the economy has done better under democrat control.
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