I've seen a lot of articles on how this could negatively affect the stock market. Any thoughts?
I would abstain from considering even these scheduled short term events, anyway nobody can predict the answer to your questions, and the vague predictions of the polls could already be priced in.
market timing is not possible and mostly historical events for the strong U.S. economy rarely had negative consequences
what also to not to consider, I've written on here:
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