• U.S. Democrat election gains fuel stocks surge, hits dollar, Treasury yields

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street looked set for a surge on Wednesday and global stocks rose after sharp U.S. election gains for the opposition Democrats, but the outcome, which casts doubt on further tax cuts, hit the dollar and sent Treasury yields lower.
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  • Diversity, Division and Dismay: How Global Media Views the Midterms

    Diversity, Division and Dismay: How Global Media Views the Midterms

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    “The triumph of the progressive women,” “Good for Democrats, bad for Asia,” and “Historic firsts in US midterm elections.”
    Financial Times U.S. 2018 midterm elections coverage
    Readers abroad woke up to these headlines about the U.S. 2018 midterm elections today, which saw absolute turnout 37% higher than the 2014 midterms. Many news outlets opted to visualize the results for readers in infographic form.
    China Daily focused on voter dissatisfaction and the Democrats' newly-won ability to investigate the administration. Hong Kong's South China Morning Post quoted Eurasia Group president Ian...
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  • Dollar, U.S. bond yields fall, stocks inch higher on Democrat election gains

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street was set for a modestly firmer open on Wednesday and global stocks rose after significant U.S. election gains for the opposition Democrats, but the outcome may rule out further tax cuts, sending the dollar and Treasury yields sharply lower.
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  • Wall Street futures gain on upbeat mid-term readout

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock futures pointed to strong opening gains on Wall Street on Wednesday after mid-term elections handed the House of Representatives to the Democrats but saw Republicans reinforce their control of the Senate.
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  • Firepower for U.S. stocks may lose spark as Democrats gain clout

    9 days ago - By Reuters

    The U.S. stock market may be facing the remainder of Donald Trump's presidential term with the prospect of less juice to supercharge it.
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