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2020 Election Series Ep. 4: Market Watch - A Closer Look at Election Year Volatility


The latest episode of the Election Update podcast mini-series features insights from David Carter, chief investment officer at Lenox Wealth Management, and Michael Moriarty, chief investment officer at Wealthspire Advisors. Kristin Bulat moderates a discussion on market volatility, lingering uncertainty and the impact of the upcoming election. David and Michael detail factors affecting the markets, including stimulus spending and federal monetary policy. They also share how market volatility is actually positive for investors, particularly those with financial plans designed to accommodate market fluctuations. The takeaways? The markets will be just fine, regardless of the election outcome, and as long as there’s uncertainty, there will be volatility.