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Market drop could give Trump a shot against Clinton

Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
Scott Audette (L), Javier Galeano (R) | Reuters
Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.

Donald Trump is going to need more than just votes from the people on Wall Street. The biollionaire businessman may need them to sell stocks this fall.

The S&P 500's performance in the three months leading up to Election Day correctly forecast 19 of the past 22 presidential elections, according to Strategas Research Partners. A rising market almost always preceded a win by the incumbent party and vice versa.

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