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How to profit from a Senate vote
Re: Lauren Cohen & Christopher Malloy
Most bills are complicated, and it isn't always easy to anticipate whether they will help or hurt stocks. But a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research by Lauren Cohen, Karl Diether, and Christopher Malloy offers a simple solution. The researchers posit that investors can forecast the effect that legislation will have on a sector by looking at the Congressmen who are voting for it.