Masters Theses

Title

The effects of Congress on presidential elections on future equity market returns

Author

Vincent Ovlia

Abstract

"Previous studies find evidence of an electoral cycle in equity market returns. During four-year presidential terms, returns tend to be higher in the third and fourth years in comparison to the first and second years. Furthermore, some studies report higher annual stock market returns during Democratic administrations. Although many studies have focused on the White House, there has been much less research conducted on the effect of Congress on future equity market returns. In this study, the relationship between Congress and future market returns is explored in two distinct approaches"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Department(s)

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Engineering Management

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Summer 2005

Pagination

vi, 36 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 56-57).

Geographic Coverage

United States

Rights

© 2005 Vincent Louis Ovlia, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Stock exchanges -- United States
Stock price forecasting -- United States

Thesis Number

T 8749

Print OCLC #

62522637

Link to Catalog Record

Full-text not available: Request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.

http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5428333~S5

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