Donald Trump’s next moves
The Trumps
Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s next moves

The outgoing US president is deep in debt and he will need new sources of income now that he is out of a job. Don’t expect him to go quietly, says Sim…
28 Nov 2020
Could the spat between the Fed and Trump’s Treasury derail markets?
Steven Mnuchin and Jerome Powell
US Economy

Could the spat between the Fed and Trump’s Treasury derail markets?

America’s central bank seems to have fallen out with the US Treasury department. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how it could affect the ma…
20 Nov 2020
What the new US president means for your money
Joe Biden
Investment strategy

What the new US president means for your money

What does a Joe Biden presidency mean for your portfolio? The close-run election restricts Biden’s agenda – but certain companies will still do better…
12 Nov 2020
The US election shows that what markets really like is certainty
Wall Street
Stockmarkets

The US election shows that what markets really like is certainty

The tight result in the US election shows that political stalemate could well be good for the markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
9 Nov 2020
What does Joe Biden’s victory mean for your money?
Joe Biden
US election

What does Joe Biden’s victory mean for your money?

The “likely” scenarios of a Joe Biden presidency are priced in, says John Stepek. The “unlikely” ones are not. Here's what might happen next to surpri…
9 Nov 2020
The MoneyWeek Podcast: US election special with Jim Patterson of Kiplinger
US election

The MoneyWeek Podcast: US election special with Jim Patterson of Kiplinger

Jim Patterson, managing editor of the Kiplinger Letter, our sister publication in the US, joins John to talk about the US election – its effect on the…
6 Nov 2020
The US election is a mess – and markets everywhere love it
US election

The US election is a mess – and markets everywhere love it

The result of the US presidential election may still hang in the balance, but in the markets, pretty much every asset bar the US dollar is having a fi…
6 Nov 2020
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Another shock US election result – who could have guessed this might happen?
US election

Another shock US election result – who could have guessed this might happen?

Despite predictions of a clear cut Biden victory, it could be weeks before we get a decisive result in the US election. John Stepek explains how it co…
4 Nov 2020
Does politics matter for investors?
Sponsored

Does politics matter for investors?

Generally speaking, says Max King, markets don’t seem to care much about politics. But every now and again, politics really does matter quite a lot.
3 Nov 2020
Covid-19: Second wave grows as US election nears
Stockmarkets

Covid-19: Second wave grows as US election nears

The second wave of Covid-19 is buffeting global stock indices, while US markets remain focused on the presidential election polls.
29 Oct 2020
Does it really matter who ends up in the White House?
US stockmarkets

Does it really matter who ends up in the White House?

Whoever wins the US election – be it Joe Biden or Donald Trump – is likely to spend piles of money to drive the recovery from Covid-19.
29 Oct 2020
Trump’s economic legacy
US election

Trump’s economic legacy

If the polls are right, Donald Trump will not be president of the United States for much longer. But right or not, what did he manage to achieve in th…
29 Oct 2020
US election: stockmarkets don’t care who’s in the White House
US stockmarkets

US election: stockmarkets don’t care who’s in the White House

The economic cycle and America's central bank have a much bigger effect on long-term stockmarket returns than whether Democrats or Republicans are in …
23 Oct 2020
What the race for the White House means for your money
US election

What the race for the White House means for your money

American voters are about to decide whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will take the oath of office on 20 January. Matthew Partridge explains how vario…
15 Oct 2020
The riskiest election in US history
US election

The riskiest election in US history

Donald Trump’s illness has rattled markets as investors try to understand the implications of an incapacitated American president or a bitterly contes…
8 Oct 2020
Trump’s Covid diagnosis has rattled markets – but you should sit tight
US stockmarkets

Trump’s Covid diagnosis has rattled markets – but you should sit tight

Donald Trump’s positive test for Covid-19 sent the markets into a tizz. But it’s not worth changing your investment plans over, says John Stepek. Here…
2 Oct 2020
Stockmarkets plagued by US presidential election anxiety
Stockmarkets

Stockmarkets plagued by US presidential election anxiety

A contested result in the US presidential election could bring months of deadlock in the stockmarkets. Investors should prepare for volatility.
1 Oct 2020
Gold and the US election: does it matter who’s president?
Gold

Gold and the US election: does it matter who’s president?

With just two months to go until the American presidential election, Dominic Frisby looks at how the result could affect gold’s bull market, and asks:…
2 Sep 2020
Jeffrey Gundlach: prepare for four more years of Trump
US Economy

Jeffrey Gundlach: prepare for four more years of Trump

Donald Trump will be re-elected as US president in November, reckons Jeffrey Gundlach, America’s best-known bond investor.
21 Aug 2020
Betting on politics: odds on the next president of the USA
Trading

Betting on politics: odds on the next president of the USA

With impeachment of the US president firmly on the table, now is a good time to take a look at the latest betting markets related to American politics…
30 Sep 2019
Trump didn’t so much win the US election as Clinton lost it
US election

Trump didn’t so much win the US election as Clinton lost it

Donald Trump didn’t win the US election because a lot of extra voters were swayed to the Republican cause. He won because Democrats failed to vote for…
17 Nov 2016