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The Trade: Election may boost these stocks

Stock Exchange building with George Washington
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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...