The effects of Congress on presidential elections on future equity market returns
"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.
Engineering Management and Systems Engineering
M.S. in Engineering Management
University of Missouri--Rolla
vi, 36 leaves
© 2005 Vincent Louis Ovlia, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Citation
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Stock exchanges -- United States
Stock price forecasting -- United States
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Ovlia, Vincent, "The effects of Congress on presidential elections on future equity market returns" (2005). Masters Theses. 3710.