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2000 redux? Stock-market election fears have traders revisiting Bush-Gore battle

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As fears of a contested presidential election rise, investors are taking a look at how the market behaved during the closest precedent — the 2000 Florida recount battle between Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush.

The chart above tracks the performance of the S&P 500
SPX,
+1.59%

from Election Day, which fell on Nov. 7, through Dec. 15. Over that period, the S&P 500 saw ups and downs, declining 8.4%.

2000 might not offer much of a road map, making it difficult to draw many conclusions about what a contested outcome following the Nov. 3 election pitting President…



Source marketwatch.com

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