Emotion and the 2020 Election

Systematic trading strategies can’t predict election outcomes, but short-term market trends can offer insights and opportunities for investment.

Kathryn Kaminski, Chief Research Strategist and Portfolio Manager at AlphaSimplex Group, explains how systematic traders view the 2020 US election.

  • The uncertainty surrounding major events can represent opportunities for systematic traders.
  • Brexit and the 2016 US election offer some historical perspective.
  • Three themes for year-end are highlighted.