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The Trade: Election may boost these stocks

Stock Exchange building with George Washington
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Stock Exchange building with George Washington

The U.S. presidential election season began with the Iowa caucuses Monday. Are there any trends that emerge in the stock market during election years?

Using Kensho, a hedge fund analytics tool, CNBC Pro looked at election years since 1992 and screened for which securities outperform the market.

One sector stands out and for good reason...