Midterms Are a Boon for Stocks—No Matter Who Wins

By Anonymous

The year after midterms has historically been the best of the four-year cycle for stocks

As U.S. stocks trade near all-time highs, some investors are betting the nine-year bull market will get its next jolt from an unexpected catalyst: the midterm elections.

With the Federal Reserve’s latest interest-rate increase and the U.S. and Canada’s trade negotiations in the rearview mirror, investors are turning their attention to the Nov. 6 elections, which will pit Republicans against Democrats in a fight to retain control of Congress.