7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election

12/28/16 10:55AM EST

Yup. A lot has happened in global markets since November 8, 2016. Here's a quick look at some of the more significant market developments since Donald Trump won the election, courtesy of Hedgeye cartoonist Bob Rich.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Recalculating market cartoon 12.15.2016

Most pollsters and pundits were certain victory belonged to Hillary Clinton. It didn't. Investors were forced to (quickly) reassess the market and economic consequences.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Trump bear 12.20.2016

Investors bearish on the prospects of a Trump presidency? They have taken it on the chin. The S&P 500 is up 6% since Election Day.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Santa stocks cartoon 12.21.2016

Small cap stocks have been the biggest beneficiary of the market's newfound optimism. The Russell 2000 has rocketed ahead and is up over 15% since 11/8.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Gold  no equities cartoon 12.23.2016

It hasn't been rainbows and butterflies for all asset classes. Gold has taken a dramatic tumble. It's fallen almost 11% since Election Day. 

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Dollar cartoon 12.22.2016

Could it be? The return of King Dollar? Yes. The greenback has gained almost 6% since Trump's win.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - emerging markets cartoon 12.19.2016

The Dollar's gain equals emerging market pain. The Emerging Market Index was up 6.4% before the election. It's down 6.4% since.

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7 Cartoons Capture Everything An Investor Needs to Know Post-Election - Rate hike cartoon 12.14.2016

Last but certainly not least. Our omnipotent central market planners ... they're back! The Fed raised rates for only the second time in a decade this December. They indicated three more hikes may be coming in 2017.

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