Brian Perry

In addition to overseeing Pure’s investment offering and platform, Brian works closely with Pure’s financial advisors, helping provide them with the tools and resources necessary to serve their clients and continue the firm’s mission of providing the highest quality financial education and planning to as many people as possible. He has been actively involved in [...]


Joe Anderson
ABOUT Joseph

As CEO and President, Joe Anderson has created a unique, ambitious business model utilizing advanced service, training, sales, and marketing strategies to grow Pure Financial Advisors into the trustworthy, client-focused company it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 15 out of 100 top ETF Power Users by RIA channel (2023), was [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the Executive Chairman of Pure Financial Advisors, LLC (Pure). He has been an executive leader of the Company for over a decade, including CFO, CEO, and Chairman. Alan joined the firm in 2008, about one year after it was established. In his tenure at Pure, the firm has grown from approximately $50 [...]

The U.S. Presidential campaigns are full of threats claiming that if one side or the other wins, the market will dip or surge. Does the party of the person who becomes the commander-in-chief really drive the market in one direction or the other? Financial professionals Joe Anderson and Alan Clopine take a historical look at the numbers to see if one party or the other has a bigger impact on the stock market. You may find the results surprising.

Important Points:

(01:09) – Investor Perceptions

(01:56) – Market Returns & Elections

  • Historical Performance
  • Red vs. Blue
  • What This All Means to You
  • Practice Sound Investment Principles

(02:54) – Avoid Emotional Investing

(04:04) – Election Trends

(05:00) – Red vs. Blue

(07:11) – Presidential Election Years Throughout History

(11:25) – Avoid Emotional Investing

(12:29) – Control Shifted Back and Forth

(13:29) – Investing Under a Trump or Biden Presidency

(15:16) – Investment Strategies

(20:23) – Tax Strategies

(22:30) – Long-Term Investors Rewarded

(23:06) – Ask the Experts

(24:30) – Pure Takeaway: Market Returns & Elections

  • Markets Don’t Bet on Red Or Blue
  • Market Timing During an Election Year is Risky
  • Stick To Sound Investment Principles
  • Markets Tend to Reward Long-Term Investors

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