“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Canadians are fascinated by US presidential elections. However, investor doubts may seem especially prevalent during presidential election years when campaigns spotlight the country’s challenges. Yet even with election year rhetoric amplifying the negative, it’s important to focus on the future.
Consider the following:
- Investment success has depended more on the strength and resilience of the American economy than on which candidate or party holds office.
- The current US economic and political challenges may seem unprecedented, but a look back shows that controversy and uncertainty have surrounded every race.