Market Watch Weekly | January 15th, 2021 | Just Bid' en Time Until Wednesday...

Erik Dekker - Jan 16, 2021
The seemingly endless election of 2020 is finally over with Democrats winning both Senate seats in Georgia. However, we still have a few days left in what’s become a disastrous conclusion to a controversial Trump administration.

The seemingly endless election of 2020 is finally over with Democrats winning both Senate seats in Georgia. However, we still have a few days left in what’s become a disastrous conclusion to a controversial Trump administration. While next week is likely to bring some unfortunate, and growingly familiar, political and social events, from an investment perspective, the logical response that comes to mind is presumably more negativity. However, the gains that we have witnessed thus far this year are a reminder that the market ultimately takes its direction from fundamentals (the economy, corporate profits, interest rates) and highlights the importance of a long-term view and a disciplined investment strategy aligned to your personal goals, not the news cycle.
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