As the presidential election approaches, more and more articles are appearing with titles such as “Here’s How to Hedge Your Portfolio against a Trump Victory” and “How to Invest if Hillary Clinton Wins the Election.” Yet even in light of the unprecedented polarization surrounding this election cycle, prudent long-term investors should pay these theories no mind. Continue reading “How the Election Will (Not) Impact Your Portfolio”
In theory, successful long-term investing seems pretty straightforward: buy a diversified set of companies with solid business prospects and reasonable valuations, patiently monitor them over years or even decades, and watch your money grow. Simple, right? If only it were that easy.