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Elections and Equities

Elections and Equities

Washington Stalemate vs. Stocks

Data Show Election Market Response Depends on Expectations

Data Show Election Market Response Depends on Expectations

The 2016 U.S. presidential election had a significant impact on markets, in part due to the surprise of the results.

Are the Iran Sanctions Affecting Prices at the Pump?

Are the Iran Sanctions Affecting Prices at the Pump?

Gasoline prices have fallen from four-year highs even amid reduced supplies from Iran. Can motorists expect further declines?

Market Movers: Trading Around Midterm Elections

Market Movers: Trading Around Midterm Elections

Power Balance: Will a shift in politics change investors risk appetite in the U.S. dollar and gold?

Trader's Edge: Market Behavior Around Election Cycles

Trader's Edge: Market Behavior Around Election Cycles

Bullish vs. Bearish Factors Impacting the Markets

Economist Perspective: U.S. Midterm Elections' Impact on Markets

Economist Perspective: U.S. Midterm Elections' Impact on Markets

Do select sector equities such as healthcare stand to benefit?

Economist Perspective: Key Event Risk Dates in Q4 2018

Economist Perspective: Key Event Risk Dates in Q4 2018

Four major event dates to watch in the fourth quarter

4 Major Trade War Storylines for 2019

4 Major Trade War Storylines for 2019

2019 is shaping up as a challenging year as the unintended and powerful indirect effects of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war start to expand exponentially.

The World's Top Student Traders Are From Texas' Rio Grande Valley

The World's Top Student Traders Are From Texas' Rio Grande Valley

Three students from UT-Rio Grande Valley win the CME Group Trading Challenge with 182 percent return.

How China Is Shaping Copper Markets

How China Is Shaping Copper Markets

Electric cars, renewable energy will drive demand in the decade ahead, says report.