Political uncertainty stocks

9 Aug 2019 European shares slid on Friday with Italian stocks 2.5% lower on political uncertainty, while comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that he 

U.S. Stocks Drop on Political Uncertainty Three defensive sectors in the S&P 500, consumer staples, real estate and utilities, rise The chaotic democratic primary means that political risk is rising. But no matter who wins the nomination or the White House in 2020, these three high-yield stocks are poised to make smart investors rich in the coming years. Political uncertainty can shake stock markets, with adverse effects spilling-over to both financial (e.g. asset prices), and economic (e.g. investment cycles) domains. Previous research has identified the negative impact of political uncertainty on stock returns at an aggregate level (Pastor and Veronesi, 2013). With a growing interest on the link between finance and politics, a focussed study at the firm-level on the effects of political uncertainty on asset prices is important. Kang and Wang document that an increase in policy uncertainty can reduce the aggregate earnings in the US. Goodell et al. find that incumbent party re-election probability is an important determinant of political uncertainty. U.S. stocks closed slightly higher on Monday, although major indexes ended well off their highs of the session as trading continued to be driven by headlines related to political uncertainty. Political uncertainty will be an even bigger factor for investors as the November midterm elections approach, says Goldman Sachs.

27 Feb 2017 U.S. economic growth is solid and we are not forecasting a recession, but with political uncertainty rising globally and most stock markets fully 

This study examines the impact of political instability and terrorist attacks on the Tunisian stock market using data for two sub-periods: the pre-revolution period  16 Oct 2019 Another way to protect yourself from stock market falls resulting from political uncertainty is to consider holding funds invested in different  10 Sep 2019 The effect of global political uncertainty on equity prices increases with a Even as I write this article, I hear of news that the Australian stock  27 Feb 2017 U.S. economic growth is solid and we are not forecasting a recession, but with political uncertainty rising globally and most stock markets fully  8 Jan 2019 Concern over political uncertainty is not limited to developing economies, such as Turkey, which has experienced a stock market plunge and a  2 Jul 2018 Stocks in Europe and Asia slipped Monday on concerns over tariffs and political uncertainty in Germany.CreditKazuhiro Nogi/Agence 

29 May 2018 U.S. stocks posted sharp losses Tuesday, as the Dow tumbled nearly 400 points on political uncertainty in Europe. Continue Reading Below.

The dollar is stronger today, limiting gold's upside as it appears to be the focus of safety with political uncertainty in the air. This political uncertainty is not isolated to the UK. The US-China trade war is giving jitters to investors and businesses exposed to the area, as are the mass protests in Hong Kong. Political uncertainty can shake stock markets, with adverse effects spilling-over to both financial (e.g. asset prices), and economic (e.g. investment cycles) domains. Previous research has identified the negative impact of political uncertainty on stock returns at an aggregate level (Pastor and Veronesi, 2013). With a growing interest on the

26 Sep 2019 U.S. Stocks Drop on Political Uncertainty. Three defensive sectors in the S&P 500 , consumer staples, real estate and utilities, rise.

16 Oct 2019 Another way to protect yourself from stock market falls resulting from political uncertainty is to consider holding funds invested in different  10 Sep 2019 The effect of global political uncertainty on equity prices increases with a Even as I write this article, I hear of news that the Australian stock  27 Feb 2017 U.S. economic growth is solid and we are not forecasting a recession, but with political uncertainty rising globally and most stock markets fully  8 Jan 2019 Concern over political uncertainty is not limited to developing economies, such as Turkey, which has experienced a stock market plunge and a  2 Jul 2018 Stocks in Europe and Asia slipped Monday on concerns over tariffs and political uncertainty in Germany.CreditKazuhiro Nogi/Agence  29 May 2019 South Africa's rand broke out of a long-term trading range on Wednesday amid record outflows from the country's stock market and uncertainty 

Political uncertainty will be an even bigger factor for investors as the November midterm elections approach, says Goldman Sachs.

Kang and Wang document that an increase in policy uncertainty can reduce the aggregate earnings in the US. Goodell et al. find that incumbent party re-election probability is an important determinant of political uncertainty. U.S. stocks closed slightly higher on Monday, although major indexes ended well off their highs of the session as trading continued to be driven by headlines related to political uncertainty. Political uncertainty will be an even bigger factor for investors as the November midterm elections approach, says Goldman Sachs. Political uncertainty makes stocks more volatile because it makes political signals more potent. It also makes stocks more correlated because political signals affect all firms. It commands a risk premium because it is non-diversifiable. The dollar is stronger today, limiting gold's upside as it appears to be the focus of safety with political uncertainty in the air.

Political uncertainty makes for market uncertainty. And in that respect, the market uncertainty usually translates itself into falling stock markets and rising gold prices. Despite the bumps in gold prices from 2011 to 2015 gold remains the best performing asset since 2000 with a gain of 333%. The S&P 500 is up 62%. The dollar is stronger today, limiting gold's upside as it appears to be the focus of safety with political uncertainty in the air. Political uncertainty remains a negative for markets going forward, according to a Monday note from Morgan Stanley. A survey by Morgan Stanley conducted in October showed that as many as 78% of