Monday, August 22, 2016

Electing Recession: The Impact of Presidential Elections on Financial Markets and the Economy by Jason Schenker

“What does the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election mean
for Financial Markets and the Economy?”

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A non-partisan viewpoint.

The Impact of Presidential Elections on Financial Markets and the Economy 

In Electing Recession, top-ranked financial forecaster and best-selling author, Jason Schenker, offers a compelling analysis of the impact U.S. presidential elections have on the economy and financial markets, including equities, currencies, and commodities.

Jason Schenker has been ranked one of the most accurate economic and financial market forecasters in the world by Bloomberg News for his forecasts of U.S. economic indicators, foreign exchange rates, energy prices, metal prices, and agricultural prices. Jason is also a member of the Texas Business Leadership Council, a nonpartisan nonprofit of CEOs that provides public policy research and recommendations to Texas elected leadership.

The book is published by Prestige Professional Publishing based in Austin, Texas. The book is non-partisan, and the author presents several unique and important concepts including election cyclicality, the election-recession window, and the term limit on growth.

The author offers an analysis of the impact of presidencies historically on a number of critical economic indicators including GDP growth, industrial production, unemployment, housing starts, and auto sales. For financial markets, he examines the impact of presidential terms and tenures on the dollar, oil prices, gold prices, silver prices, and the Dow. He also looks at critical long-term risks, including the national debt, entitlements, demographics, and automation.

Jason Schenker is the President and Chief Economist of the financial market research and consulting firm, Prestige Economics, LLC. Bloomberg News has ranked Mr. Schenker one of the most accurate forecasters in the world in 31 different categories for his forecasts of industrial metals prices, precious metals prices, oil prices, natural gas prices, agricultural commodity prices, foreign exchange rates, and U.S. economic indicators.

Mr. Schenker writes market commentary, produces forecasts, manages Prestige Economics consulting projects, and is the author of multiple books. He has been a Guest Columnist for Bloomberg News and a Guest Host of the Bloomberg Television show "Street Smart." 

Mr. Schenker holds a master's degree in Applied Economics from The University of North Carolina-Greensboro, a Master’s Degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from California State University-Dominguez Hills, a master's degree in Germanic Languages and Literature from The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, and a bachelor's degree with distinction in History and German from The University of Virginia. Mr. Schenker also holds the professional designations of CMT ® (Chartered Market Technician), CFP ® (Certified Financial Planner), CVA ® (Certified Valuation Analyst), and ERP®(Energy Risk Professional).

Mr. Schenker previously held roles with McKinsey and Company as a Risk Specialist and at Wachovia Corporation as the Chief Energy and Commodity Economist.

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