The anticipation building up to the presidential election November 3rd is bringing with it questions about how financial markets will respond. But the outcome of an election is only one of many inputs to the market. Dimensional Fund Advisors has developed an interactive exhibit which examines market and economic data for each U.S. Presidential term since 1929. The data shows a consistent upward march for U.S. equities regardless of the administration in place (red or blue). This is an important lesson on the benefits of a long-term investment approach.
Check it out for yourself by clicking on this link.