Navigating Through Election Uncertainty – October 2020
“History has shown that seeing through uncertainty and taking a long-term perspective can lead to greater success”.
We are often asked how the upcoming US election outcome may affect our clients’ investments. The short answer is, likely not nearly as much or in a way you might think. With history as a guide, we learn that over time election outcomes are less relevant. Rather, what is most important is the underlying investments that comprise your portfolio. When we focus on quality and reliability of earnings among other factors, these are the things that will ultimately drive the performance of our clients’ investments. In the very short term, investments can experience volatility for any or no reason at all.
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