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

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nytimes.com   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

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nytimes.com 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.