The conclusion of a recent Dimensional study was that making investment decisions based on the outcome of presidential elections is unlikely to result in reliable excess returns for investors. At best, any positive outcome will likely be the result of random luck. At worst, it can lead to costly mistakes.
This month we are going into deeper comparison beyond US market benchmarks. The following presentation takes a historical look at how major US, international developed, and emerging markets indices have performed during or after a US presidential election.