Key Takeaways With the 2020 presidential election less than a year away, the relationship between politics and stock markets is likely to be dissected endlessly by pundits. Historically, the strength of the economy matters more than politics...Read more
Can impeachment cause a market crash?
Key Takeaways Impeachments are rare events. Limited history shows that the stock markets, over the long term, are less focused on political drama and more on the overall strength of the US economy. While it would be unfair to say markets don’t...Read more
Tariffs & trade wars, what are they good for?
Tariffs & trade wars, what are they good for? What are tariffs and trade wars good for? Many economists say: “absolutely nothing.” Escalating trade wars are painful and could harm an economy, but they are not a zero-sum game. To date, the...Read more