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8 Must See Post-Election Investing Charts

Charts on post election market performance, stocks vs bonds, dollar cost averaging and more.

Stocks have done well regardless of the party in power

Stocks have trended higher regardless of which party occupies the White House

Stocks have performed best when Congress is split

Returns have historically been strongest when Congress is split

Market performance during different government combinations

Companies ranked by eCommerce sales

79% of lost jobs have been recovered in Canada

US is still 10 million jobs behind where it started in February

Do stocks always outperform bonds over the long run? Not in this 150 year example.

Sitting on cash because you’re scared to invest? Your advisor might recommend Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA) into the market, by investing a proportion of your wealth each month. However, research shows that it’s you’re almost always better off simply investing the lump sum.

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