06 Nov Stocks Predict the Presidential Election 2012?
Only tonight’s final outcome will tell who will win today’s Presidential Election. Interestingly, stocks are giving a very telling story as to who will win. Given two different portfolios weighted with both Democratic and Republican stocks, it can be seen that the Democratic stocks have increased substantially over the Republican stocks. It will be interesting to see how this plays out in tonight’s election.
BusinessInsider also has some interesting information on how stocks predict the Presidential race. Both metrics point to the incumbent.