S&P 500 Return A Year Later Off The Midterm Election Lows

S&P 500 Return A Year Later Off The Midterm Election Lows A year after the midterm lows, the S&P 500 is up 32% on average. History also shows that the S&P 500 has been higher 17 out of the last 17 times, since 1950. Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 and U.S. Election

S&P 500 and U.S. Election Chart showing a series of potential outcomes for the S&P 500 Index in the 2020 U.S. election. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

6-Month S&P 500 Return Following U.S. Election

6-Month S&P 500 Return Following U.S. Election Since 1932, the median 6-month S&P 500 return for an all Republican sweep has been 4% vs. 1% for an all Democratic sweep, and 3% for a divided government. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

S&P 500 Total Return During Pre-Election Years

S&P 500 Total Return During Pre-Election Years “What we learn from history is that people don’t learn from history. And you certainly see that in financial markets all the time.” –Warren Buffett Image: Ryan Detrick, LPL Financial LLC

S&P 500 Performance Leading to U.S. Election Date

S&P 500 Performance Leading to U.S. Election Date This table shows that over the last 20 election cycles in the U.S., there have been only two instances of market declines in the 12 months leading to the election results. Image: J.P. Morgan Asset Management