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ETF expert Doug Fabian explains how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can have the same effect as a major financial bank, and what it could mean for markets.

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What Do Clinton, Trump and a German Bank Have in Common?

ETF expert Doug Fabian explains how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can have the same effect as a major financial bank, and what it could mean for markets.

I‚??ve been covering the markets for a very long time. In fact, it has been about four decades since I started in this business. Yet despite that much time having gone past, every week I get a sense of surprise over what has happened — and what the causes are of the back and forth in asset prices.

This week, all eyes were on the presidential election and the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Now, the surprise to me wasn‚??t the verbal fireworks between the two candidates. I actually expected that. What is a surprise to me is that the polls between the two haven‚??t really moved much since Monday‚??s contest.

While most polls show Clinton with a slight lead, that lead has tightened up substantially over the past couple of weeks, particularly in the crucial swing states. Now, this is not a political assessment, but rather a market assessment only.

The fact is that Wall Street wants things to stay as they are. It wants the ‚??status quo,‚?Ě and that means Wall Street prefers a Clinton win.

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Doug Fabian is the editor of Successful Investing and High Monthly Income, and is the host of the syndicated radio show, "Doug Fabian's Wealth Strategies." Taking over the reigns from his dad, Dick Fabian, back in 1992, Doug has continued to uphold the reputation of the newsletter as the #1 risk-adjusted market timer as ranked by Hulbert‚??s Investment Digest. For more than 30 years, Successful Investing (formerly the Telephone Switch Newsletter) has produced double-digit annual gains. Doug has become known for his expert knowledge and timely use of innovative tools like Exchange Traded Funds, bear funds and Enhanced Index funds to profit in any market climate.

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