Can Election Results Predict the Market? How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different? Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents Inflation and Your Portfolio Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns. The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean? How Compound Interest Works Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.