This article was published by The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Monday, November 7, 2016:
Back in January, Tyler Durden (a pseudonym), writing at ZeroHedge, said one would be far better off watching the markets than the debates if one wanted to know who the next president would be:
This relationship occurs because the stock market reflects the economic outlook in the weeks leading up to the election. A rising stock market indicates an improving economy, which means rising confidence and increases the chances of the incumbent party’s re-election.
Therefore, your time might be better spent from August through October watching the stock market rather than the debates if you want to know who will be President for the next four years.
Right on cue, the stock market has declined nine days in a row (through last Friday), the first time that has happened since 1980. But more importantly