By Prashant Gopal | Bloomberg
Fitful financial markets and signs of a southwest Florida real estate slowdown so unnerved Canadians Fab and Christa Michetti that they sold one of their two vacation homes there last month. The U.S. presidential election’s isolationist talk provided one more push.
“How safe are my assets going to be with the change in the political landscape?” said Fab Michetti, a retired Ford Canada employee who declined to discuss individual presidential candidates. He also pointed to the American dollar’s strength as a consideration. “I would rather have my money in my pocket.”