Can Election Results Predict the Market? How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different? Share | Related Content Bursting the Bubble Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst? Earnings for All Seasons Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important? Impact of Taxes and Inflation Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.