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What Should You Do With Your Investments After the Election?

By Morgan Housel and Austin Smith – Nov 13, 2012 at 1:48PM

You’re reading a free article with opinions that may differ from The Motley Fool’s Premium Investing Services. Become a Motley Fool member today to get instant access to our top analyst recommendations, in-depth research, investing resources, and more. Learn More contributor Morgan Housel chimes in. contributor Morgan Housel chimes in about what investors should do now that the election is in the rear-view mirror. 

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEX: ^DJI) fell hard following the election, which may suggest that Wall Street is bearish on Obama's second term. However, Morgan douses the bears in cold water with a potent example of missed stock market predictions from 2008. As he reveals, not only did many not come true, but in fact, they had the opposite performance than people had expected.

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