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The Upshot | NYT: What Election Means for the Market by Neil Irwin

Image   Neil Irwin   What will happen to financial markets after the election? More so than usual, we have a decent idea. That’s because there has been a clear and identifiable swing in a variety of asset prices — especially the stock market and currencies — at inflection points in the presidential race. A stock market rally on Monday is the latest evidence. The 2 percent gain in the Standard & Poor’s 500 as of about 2 p.m. appears to be linked to the announcement on Sunday by James Comey, the F.B.I. director, that an examination of newly discovered Hillary Clinton ’s emails revealed nothing warranting charges .

Are Financial Markets Too Complacent About The Global Economy, by Neil Irwin: NYT | The Upshot | Economic Trends

Image Neil Irwin   The latest polling suggests the British are inclined to drop out of the European Union, throwing the future of the world’s largest trading bloc into doubt.