Chris Puplava's picture

What does a Trump Presidency mean for the economy and the markets, and does it alter our defensive posture? The short answer is no, and here's why. Trump has made it clear that he wants to lower taxes, roll back suffocating...

FS Staff's picture

With the outcome of the election now clear, and the anticipated selloff on president-elect Donald Trump’s victory not materializing, Kurt Kallaus, author of ExecSpec, says to watch the commodities complex as an important leading indicator for global markets...

Patrick O'Hare's picture

Can this bullish bias be maintained? The short answer is yes, but there is an asterisk attached to it. The rationale for an overall positive bias into year end boils down in our estimation to the following factors: With the election uncertainty removed, the market's focus will shift...

Adrian Ash's picture

Gold prices rallied off 3-week lows in Asian and London trade Friday, bottoming over 7% below Wednesday's US election results' spike at $1251 per ounce as European stock markets ended their 'Trump bump' rally and fell...

Clif Droke's picture

They’re calling it the Great Revolution, and rightfully so. Donald Trump’s earth-shattering victory over Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8 must surely rate as one of the greatest political upsets in U.S. history. It stretches the mind to recall the last time a true political outsider...

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I went back in my notes and…there is not an instance that I can find where you’ve had a Republican in the White House and Republican House and Senate where the stock market has not done pretty well. If he (Trump) does get to cut corporate taxes to 15%—if you run the numbers...

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A populist wave that began with Brexit in June reached the United States in stunning fashion on Tuesday night. In one of the biggest upsets in American political history, Donald Trump won a truly historic victory in the US presidential election.

Matthew Kerkhoff's picture

Do you have sweaty palms? Heart palpitations? Recent trouble sleeping at night? If so, you’re not alone. This has been one of the most divisive campaigns ever, and many people are reporting elevated levels of stress.

Patrick O'Hare's picture

November 8, 2016, may not be a day that lives in infamy, yet the path to that day—Election Day—sure has been an infamous one. The presidential campaign has been reality TV at its finest—and that's not a compliment.

FS Staff's picture

Right now, corporate profits are in a clear downtrend while employee wages are increasing. This is good for employees until companies are forced to lay off workers. Once that happens, a recession is near and investors want to reduce risk in their portfolios...

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