Where The Presidential Candidates Stand On Key Investor Issues

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MMM Newsletter and Website Header 10.2.15I hope you had a great weekend! We are at just about peak color here in southeast Wisconsin.

LRPC’s Monday Morning Minute for this week, “Where The Presidential Candidates Stand On Key Investor Issues” (presented below) comes to you courtesy of Schwab. As an independent, objective Registered Investment Advisory firm, Lawton Retirement Plan Consultants, LLC has access to research from many sources. Be assured that I will share enlightening, useful information with you each week. This is a short piece I believe everyone can read in less than 60 seconds.

It’s getting to happen soon. The Presidential election will occur in three weeks. Time to start honing in on the issues that are important to you. This piece focuses on the economic and investment policies of the two presidential candidates.

Have a wonderful week!

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Where The Presidential Candidates Stand On Key Investor Issues

By Michael Townsend

As the presidential campaign has descended into an unprecedented exchange of personal attacks and scorched-earth tactics, it has begun to feel like the two presidential candidates rarely say much about what they would actually focus on if they were elected.

But amidst the mud-slinging and name-calling, the second debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did feature discussions of several issues important to investors, including two issues — health care and energy — that received almost no attention during the first debate.

While commentary on the scandals that have roiled the race is easy to find, at Schwab we are trying to keep our eye on the implications for investors. To that end, here’s a brief summary of where the presidential candidates stand, based on their comments on the campaign trail and in the debates, on several issues of importance to investors: [Read more…]