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Planning Newsletter - Oct 2016

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  • Emotions are running high this election season and investors are nervous about how the election will affect their investments.

  • Tumultuous events have been a constant theme for presidential elections throughout history.

  • In 17 of 18 past presidential elections, a hypothetical $10,000 investment in the S&P 500 made at the beginning of each election year would have gained value 10 years later.

  • Long-term investment success has depended more on the strength of the US economy than on which party occupies the White House during any particular four-year period.

  • Beliefs about which political party is best for the markets may encourage you to vote, but shouldn’t discourage you from investing.