3 Charts Explaining Why 2023 Should be a Better Year for Stocks

Stocks are much cheaper, tend to bounce back after a bad year, and ‘year 3’ of the presidential cycle is overwhelmingly positive

Stephen Foerster
5 min readJan 4

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High inflation. Increasing interest rates. Recession fears. These are all good reasons why one should be cautious when investing in stocks…

Stephen Foerster

I’m a Finance prof, CFA, and author of In Pursuit of the Perfect Portfolio (with Andrew Lo). I write stories about investing. (I don’t give financial advice.)