Tag: election

Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks rise for 2nd day on coronavirus vaccine hopes

November 10, 2020

Via: ABC News

Global stocks and U.S. futures rose for second day Tuesday on hopes for progress toward a possible coronavirus vaccine that might allow the world to revive manufacturing, shopping and normal life. Market benchmarks in London, Frankfurt and Tokyo advanced while […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Stock rally falters, yields climb as vote count continues

November 6, 2020

Via: Fortune

Wall Street’s best week since April is taking its first breather on Friday, and stocks are slipping following their big rally on enthusiasm about the upside of potential gridlock in Washington. Optimism was still pumping through other areas of the […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Wall Street traders are having a tough time positioning for the election

November 2, 2020


How is Wall Street positioned for the election? Even Wall Street isn’t sure. For most of October, “buy the stimulus trade” was the main idea on Wall Street. After all, polls showed odds were good for a Biden victory that […]

Capital, Finance Tech, Liquidity

Is it time to forget what you learned about investing in bonds?

October 27, 2020


The stock market has had a wild ride this year and more turbulence could lie ahead, what with a rancorous presidential election nearing and possibly more economic damage if a second COVID-19 wave hits. But it might be the bond […]

Energy, Industries, News

With stimulus stalled, shortfalls in tax revenues leave states facing layoffs, service cuts

October 21, 2020


A combination of COVID-19 and plunging oil prices have caused states’ tax revenues to drop more than 6% during the six months from the first pandemic shutdowns in March through the end of August. The 46 states that have reported […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Dow futures slump as stocks aim for fourth straight weekly loss

September 25, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Stock futures lost ground Friday, with major benchmarks in danger of logging a fourth consecutive weekly loss as worries grow over the economic outlook in the absence of renewed aid from Washington, jitters over the November presidential election and rising […]

Industries, Others

Why healthcare stocks may be poised for a breakout year post-election

September 24, 2020

Via: Fortune

Ever since 2019, the healthcare sector has been white-knuckling and preparing itself for what may be a volatile and uncertain election year for stocks. But according to UBS, 2020 is shaping up to look a whole lot like 2009 for […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Here’s what could happen to stock markets if the Trump-Biden election results are contested

August 19, 2020

Via: Fortune

The 2020 election will likely be controversial—in more ways than one. With a wrench thrown into traditional voting procedures because of the coronavirus pandemic, partisans on both sides of the aisle are already tossing around the possibility of a messy […]


Biden’s running-mate search is getting ‘outsized attention’ and could even shake the stock market — here’s how

July 29, 2020

Via: Market Watch

As Joe Biden’s campaign wraps up its work on rolling out a running mate, the effort has been drawing heightened interest for several reasons — some of them arising from 2020’s unprecedented tumult. The recent nationwide protests over police killings […]


Barack Obama’s America is a land of economic discontent

February 10, 2016

Via: Market Watch

Barack Obama’s America is an unhappy place. Presidential voters in New Hampshire turned out in record numbers to give overwhelming support to a pair of outsiders, Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. The number one complaint in both parties: […]


Donald Trump vs. Ted Cruz on the economy

December 16, 2015

Via: CNN

Tuesday’s CNN debate is set to be a slugfest between frontrunner Donald Trump and the surging Ted Cruz. Personality matters, but it’s not enough. Voters want someone who can handle the economy. Republicans are “anxious” about the economy — more […]