S&P 500 3-Month Seasonal Returns and Presidential Cycle Year 4

S&P 500 3-Month Seasonal Returns and Presidential Cycle Year 4 Historically, election year shines in June-August, as it is the strongest 3-month period of presidential cycle year 4 (up 74% of the time with an average return of 6.93%). Image: BofA Global Research

The U.S. Presidential Cycle

The U.S. Presidential Cycle How U.S. presidential elections affect stock market returns? This chart shows the forward return for the U.S. stock market based on election outcomes. Image: Fidelity Investments

VIX vs. Global FX Volality Index

VIX vs. Global FX Volality Index More currency volatility on the horizon? The unknowns of the U.S. presidential election and the coronavirus pandemic could weigh on the U.S. dollar. Image: Bloomberg