The Presidential Election and the Financial Markets: Live Blog

Futures markets and oil prices were cratering and gold climbed early Wednesday morning as Republican candidate Donald Trump won the historic battle for the White House. Markets across the globe were shaken with Asian stocks hit hard. European markets fell on opening but pared losses as investors digested Trump's victory. TheStreet's team of reporters and editors will be giving you live updates and analysis on how the markets are doing and what you should be doing with your money. 

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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