Martin Madden

Staying in Your Seat

The markets have ups and downs, but what are the long-term effects of trying to time the market and just missing out on one big day? This quick video shows that staying in your seat is typically the best option.

Presidential Elections: What Do They Mean for Markets?

It’s almost Election Day in the US once again. While the outcome may be uncertain, one thing we can count on is that plenty of opinions and predictions will be floated in the days surrounding the vote. In financial circles, this will inevitably include discussion of the potential impact on markets. But should elections influence …

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What History Tells Us about US Presidential Elections & the Market

Growth of $100 in Fama/French Total US Market Research IndexMarch 4, 1929 — June 30, 2020 Do Blue or Red Make Green?It’s natural for investors to look for a connection between who wins the White House and which way stocks will go. But as nearly a century of returns shows, stocks have trended upward across …

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Why Investors Might Think Twice About Chasing the Biggest Stocks

Average Annualized Outperformance of Companies Before and After First Year Becoming 1 of 10 Largest in USCompared to Fama/French Total US Market Research Index, 1927-2019 Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Indices are not available for direct investments; therefore, their performance does not reflect the expenses associated with the management of an actual …

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