Debates ordinarily don’t alter the course of history. They haven’t been a major market mover either. But could this hotly anticipated tête-à-tête between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden prove different?
That’s the question some investors may be pondering as they brace for Tuesday’s first scheduled presidential debate between the two political opponents. Certainly, the U.S. equity market has moved in sometimes violent fits and starts—mostly lower in September—as the race for the White House has heated up, amid a global viral outbreak that has rocked economies world-wide.
I think it is incredibly “important,” Bryn Talkington, of…