Current Events, Even War, Not Good Basis for Investing

Rochester Business Journal
May 19, 2017
Mark Armbruster

Back in 1970, Edwin Starr released a recording of the song “War.” The notable lyrics, “war/what is it good for/ absolutely nothing,” have been quoted often in the 40 years since. However, contrary to Starr’s lines, it turns out there may be one thing that war is indeed good for: the stock market.