As we go into another election year, there are certainly going to be some circumstances that will affect the financial markets, but will we be able to predict how? What will the fed position be on monetary policy? How about interest rates…will they lower them three times, as predicted by Wall Street? Will energy prices rise or fall? What will the CDC say about any new strains of Covid? What mundane things will Presidential candidates say that will sway the market one way or the other.