Following Monday’s presidential debate, many traders are now more uncertain than ever which candidate will be the next president and what that will mean for the economy and the stock market. With the November elections just weeks away, now may be the perfect time to try to “election-proof” your portfolio.
First off, no investments anywhere are 100 percent risk-free, so there’s no way to completely election-proof your portfolio. However, here are three strategies you can try.
1. Retail Stocks
Gold is often seen as a “flight to safety” trade, and the precious metal has nearly zero correlation to the stock market in the long term. The SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) GLD is…
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