Perspectives Blog

What to expect from U.S. midterm elections

Robert McConnaughey, Director of Global Research | October 20, 2014

While consensus suggests a slightly better than average chance of a GOP takeover, battle for control of the U.S. Senate is going to be a dramatically close call. When we examine how a GOP win might affect industries such as energy, healthcare and defense, it’s not as black-and-white as some people might think. One of the major issues for both parties to address between now and 2016 is their stance on tax reform, and we see common ground for com…