What the Stock Market Says About Obama vs. McCain

Posted by: Theo Francis on October 24

These days, there’s a lot of talk about what the market is saying. Like a child throwing a tantrum before he can talk, there’s no doubt it’s unhappy about something; pinning down precisely what is a different story.

Not that it stops anyone from trying, of course. Ben Steverman takes a look at the voodoo of stock-market interpretation in his Obama, McCain and the Stock Market post over at BusinessWeek.com’s Investing Insights blog; elsewhere, Ben takes on five myths about the election and the stock market.

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