How Midterm Elections May Move Markets


By: Jeffrey Buchbinder, CFA, Chief Equity Strategist, LPL Financial & Barry Gilbert, PhD, CFA, Asset Allocation Strategist, LPL Financial

Midterm elections are upon us, with Election Day on Tuesday. Republicans are strongly favored to win the House, and the Senate is roughly a tossup. We believe either outcome would be market-friendly, although the bigger market driver will likely be central banks’ efforts to tame inflation. In this week’s Weekly Market Commentary, we look at why the stock market may respond favorably to the midterm election, whatever the outcome.

Read the full commentary here: Weekly_Market_Commentary_11.7.2022


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