#2: Who Day Trades in DC?



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There were 61 trading days in Q1 of 2021, the fewest of any quarter this year. While most politicians seem to be long-term investors, some take a more active role in managing their portfolios. By sheer number of trades, here’s the investment accounts that see the most activity. MOST TRADES BY COUNT IN FIRST QUARTER 2021 Senior Executive Staff* | 261 total trades Andrew Saul, Commissioner, Social Sec Admin: 148 trades Sethuraman Panchanathan, Director, Natl Sci Found.: 33 trades Jennifer Granholm, Secretary, Dept of Energy: 23 trades U.S. Senate | 172 total trades Sen. John Boozman (R-AR): 63 trades Sen. Tom Carper (D-DE): 34 trades Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR): 19 trades U.S. House | 1,367 total trades - Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI3): 263 trades - Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ5): 134 trades - Rep. Marie Newman (D-IL3): 175 trades We routinely request financial disclosures for the Judicial Branch, but those requests can take over 6 months to fill. To see our deep dives into how other politicians invest, click here. Otherwise, stay tuned for our next issue: SECTOR INVESTMENTS IN THE SENATE. If you missed our last issue: WHICH POLITICIANS ARE RICH? - click here.