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Market Insights Podcast: October 2018 – US Political Update with Ken Fisher

In this podcast, Fisher Investments’ founder, Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer Ken Fisher shares his thoughts on recent US political developments and how they may impact capital markets.



In this podcast, Fisher Investments’ founder, Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer Ken Fisher shares his thoughts on recent US political developments and how they may impact capital markets.

Time stamps:

00:45 – Brett Kavanaugh confirmation
02:30 – Do you know something that others don’t?
05:10 – US midterm elections
06:35 – Two potential forms of gridlock
07:20 – 87% miracle
10:30 – Gridlock’s impact on stocks
14:40 – Does the 87% miracle affect global stocks?
16:00 – Parting advice from Ken



Additional Resources:

For more of Ken’s commentary, follow him on twitter: @KennethLFisher.

The midterm miracle few investors believe, Ken Fisher, Financial Times, 09/10/2018

Why midterms should boost the stock market, 401(k)s, Ken Fisher, USA Today, 08/19/2018

On President Trump's 'Terrible Day' and Impeachment Rumblings, MarketMinder, 08/23/2018

A Primer on Political Risk, MarketMinder, 06/18/2018

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