During an interview on the FOX Business Networkâs Cavuto: Coast to Coast, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban discussed how the election impacts his investment decisions.
âI think there are so many external global influences on our market. You know what money comes here when thereâs uncertainty overseas. What money goes into treasuries and where does it go if rates go higher or lower -- and then thereâs the uncertainty of the electionâ¦ I have my Trump hedge on. In the event Donald wins, I have no doubt in my mind that the market tanks. And so, I literally have put on more than 100% hedgeâ¦ that Iâll put on stronger if it looks like thereâs a better chance as we go forward,â he told Neil Cavuto.
The âShark Tankâ investor, who is worth an estimated $2.6 billion according to Forbes, said Donald Trumpâs policies create uncertainty within the markets.
âRight now, all we know a little bit about is immigration which tends to change on a day-to-day basis and we know he is going to reduce taxes significantly. When you reduce taxes significantly thereâs a timeline involved. Everybody is going to put off selling and doing anything until next year because of the drop in tax rates, if heâs able to get it passed, and because of that, youâre going to see a huge sell off,â he said.
He added, âThen on the global peace basis all he has to do is say the wrong thing one time and thereâs no good that will come of it.â