• Stocks edge up, dollar steady, as U.S. votes in midterms

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    Stock markets edged up modestly on Tuesday, with trading thin in the United States, while the dollar and Treasury yields held steady, as Americans went to the polls in a pivotal midterm election that could shift the balance of power in Congress.
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  • Twitter Deletes Fake Flag-Burn Video: Election Integrity Updates

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    U.S. voters will decide whether Republicans keep control of Congress in national elections Tuesday - amid concern that social-media misinformation, controversial ballot-access restrictions in several states and even the threat of possible election-system hacking might sway the results.
    Here's the latest news on election integrity from Washington, Silicon Valley and America's more than 170,000 polling places, updated throughout the day:
    Twitter Deletes Fake Flag-Burning Video
    A fake video made the rounds on Twitter and Facebook on Monday and into Tuesday morning purporting to show a CNN...
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  • If Democrats win the House, history says the stock market will struggle next year

    13 days ago - By CNBC

    A lot has been written recently about how U.S. stocks usually perform well after the midterm elections. But a deeper dive into the data shows the post-midterms rally hinges on the majority party maintaining control of the House.
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  • Period Tracker Clue Found ‘Sadness' Among Users After 2016 Election

    13 days ago - By Fortune

    Users of the app Clue track their periods, ovulation, and moods-and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, many of them were very sad.
    “A lot of people tracked their mood, and there was a lot of sadness. You could see a real spike,” Clue co-founder and CEO Ida Tin said Tuesday morning, the day of the U.S. midterm election two years later. “Maybe that says something about our user demographic, but it is interesting to see that what happens to society really has an effect, and the effect is also a body effect.”
    Tin spoke with Maithreyi Seetharaman at Fortune ‘s Most Powerful Women...
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  • US stocks rise as tech and industrial companies bounce back

    13 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - U.S. stocks are rising Tuesday morning as technology and industrial stocks recover some of the big losses they took over the last month. Companies including CVS Health and Booking Holdings, the parent company of Priceline.com, are rising after releasing strong third-quarter reports. Stocks have settled down in the last few days as traders wait for results from the midterm elections in the U.S.
    KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index rose 8 points, or 0.3 percent, to 2,747 as of noon Eastern time. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 108 points, or 0.4 percent, to 25,578. The Nasdaq...
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  • Final Thoughts on U.S. Election Day

    13 days ago - By Economy

    A divided Congress seems the most probable outcome, but there is still much uncertainty.
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  • Two years in, Trump holds stock market bragging rights

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump has taken credit for the stock market's gains during his nearly two years in the White House, and those claims are reasonable given the impact of tax cuts and pro-business policies on investor sentiment. As David Pollard reports, traders are now waiting to see whether the US midterm elections will trigger more gains.
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  • Wall Street Edges Higher in Thin Trading Ahead of Election Results

    13 days ago - By NY Times

    U.S. stocks ticked higher in thin trading on Tuesday, supported by strong earnings and a rebound in technology stocks from a two-day selloff, while investors braced for the outcome of U.S. midterm elections.
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  • What do the midterm elections mean for the stock market?

    What do the midterm elections mean for the stock market?

    13 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Richard Turnill : Richard lays out the potential market impact of the midterms, and the key issues to watch in each outcome scenario.
    The midterm election frenzy is reaching its peak as U.S. voters head to the polls this week. The election could bring two-party control of Congress - with implications for the future of key policies such as tax cuts, against the background of growing uncertainties that have unnerved markets.
    There is a growing sense of unease in the U.S. stock market. We take a look at what's behind the market moves. We divide the drivers of U.S. stock returns into...
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  • Off to the Polls: Today's Election Could Mean Choppy, Light Action on Wall Street

    13 days ago - By Forbes

    The markets might play second fiddle today as millions of Americans head to the polls in the long-awaited midterm. A choppy, directionless type of trading might dominate with low volume possible again amid focus on the election.
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  • Wall Street opens flat as U.S. elections get underway

    13 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks opened flat on Tuesday as investors awaited the outcome of U.S. midterm elections that could shape the future of Donald Trump's presidency and test his tax and trade policies.
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