Investors looking for a golden opportunity may just want to focus their sights on gold this fall. As Americans make their way into voting booths this November, gold has the potential to soar rapidly if Donald Trump wins the election.
Gold prices will likely rise steadily with a Hillary Clinton victory on November 8th as she would surely continue similar economic and fiscal policies pursued by the Obama administration. Effectively, it would be business as usual and Wall Street would be unlikely to flinch.
The latest polls show Hillary Clinton with a slight edge over Donald Trump. Most polls show her with a 2.5% lead amongst likely voters. However, her campaign has been struggling to maintain momentum and questions related to her record and background continue to weigh heavily in the minds of registered voters. It’s a heavy burden that has steadily eroded her lead over TrumpÂ in the past few months.
The presidential debates are going to go a long way towards solidifying voters’ image of both presidential candidates. Trump and Hillary areÂ highly polarizing, and neither has the ability to energize the vast majority of independent voters who will determine the outcome of the election. If Republican “get out the vote” efforts pay off, it could lead to a November surprise simply based on the number of people they are able to get to the polls.
Unsurprisingly, recent polls have an inherent weakness. They generally ignore voters who tend to keep their opinions to themselves. In this election cycle, many voters are keeping their opinions and candidate choices close to their vests. Indeed, many are fearful of being branded as a “Reactionary Redneck” by the left, or as a “Progressive Pawn” by the right. That’s why pundits are […]