nvestor anxieties are running high in an election year already fraught with tension amid the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic.
Salient policy differences between the presidential candidates could have important implications for investors, particularly involving taxation.
US deficit spending to fund pandemic relief this year is driving the deficit and the level of government debt outstanding rapidly higher.
Tensions with China involving trade and other factors appear to resonate across the political divide.
The candidates seem to differ meaningfully on their views toward providing additional fiscal support for states and municipalities.
T. Rowe Price investment professionals provide their views on potential implications for the information technology, health care, financials, industrials, and energy sectors.