Midterms and the Markets

2018 midterm twister cartoon

Peter C. Karp

As political events in Washington become ever more chaotic, investors are starting to wonder if and when these developments will influence the equity and fixed income markets. With the economy this strong and corporate earnings booming, we still see good gains to be had in the market for at least this year and next. The months leading up to the midterm elections may present more volatility than we’ve seen so far this quarter, but we’re looking to capitalize on fluctuating asset prices.

 

Peter C. Karp provides an update on the state of the current markets, political environment and what we see ahead.

 

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