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Election 2020

How politics and policy could affect investors
CONTENT WITH Election 2020

How politics and policy could affect investors

A flurry of executive orders and a new administration mean plenty of changes in Washington. But the markets are anticipating economic stimulus, faster vaccine distribution, and more. Can D.C. deliver?
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It has been an extraordinary start to 2021 in the nation’s capital.
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Results will have a profound impact on the Biden administration’s ability to move its policy agenda forward in the first two years.
Control of the Senate—and the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s policy agenda—will be determined by Georgia’s runoff elections on January 5. What impact could the potential outcomes have on the markets?
America voted, and while some uncertainty remains—especially regarding control of the Senate—a new political configuration is taking shape. So what’s the market impact? 
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Debate over another round of coronavirus aid and economic stimulus likely will be at the top of the agenda for the post-election session.
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Our answers to investor questions about the 2020 election.
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Stock market performance during the transition period between outgoing and incoming U.S. presidents tends to be more dependent on the economic cycle than the election results.
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How do the tax plans of the two main candidates compare—and what, if anything, should investors do to prepare?
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Why investors shouldn’t expect to immediately know all election outcomes.

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