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Sale of the US Election

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As we noted on June 11, 2016, "our initial 2016 Election Fully Adjusted Return Forecast indicates that Donald J. Trump will win the election for the Presidency of the United States" (see: "Why Trump Will Win" https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-trump-win-william-michael-cunningham-am-mba) Having given on November 9, 2016 one explanation for Trump's win (https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-trump-won-william-michael-cunningham-am-mba), we continue to get interesting comments from persons claiming to have additional insight. I found one comment particularly interesting and thought I would share it. “I enjoyed your analysis, but I think it leaves out a few factors. Goldman Sachs acted as a broker for the sale of the US election. It’s why their people fill so many key positions. By applying the same type of computer programs used in high frequency trading, Goldman was able to manipulate actual vote totals. Given their knowledge of this type of trading, they identified…