The campaign fury in the build-up to the US mid-term elections may have been a factor in 'Red October', which saw the S&P 500 take a 10% intra-month hit.
Markets like their politics lukewarm. The outcome probably suited, though. With the Democrats back in control of the House, a reversal of this year's tax reforms is unlikely, so is a major fiscal stimulus...
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