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Market Watch Weekly | October 30th, 2020 | The Great Debate Is Upon Us... Daylight Savings...

Erik Dekker - Oct 31, 2020
Expect volatility, but don’t fear it. View it as a potential opportunity, as should always be the case when the market experiences periods of weakness.

It was a negative week for global equities as investors shrugged off a record shattering U.S. GDP number and a steady stream considerably better than expected earnings. Rather, investors looked to uncertainty surrounding next week’s U.S. presidential election and a global uptick in cases of Covid-19. Current conditions are prompting a perception among some investors that the U.S. election represents a binary outcome for the market. November 3 may be viewed as a seminal moment in America’s political landscape, but when it comes to investing, it’s the much broader periods of time – not singular moments – that matter most.

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