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How might the Trump indictment affect markets?
Mar 31, 2023

How might the Trump indictment affect markets?

The announcement of criminal charges against Donald Trump by the Manhattan district attorney's office last night may not have come as a shock to markets, which were notably muted on the news going into Friday. We chat with Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, about what the reaction has been so far and what could happen going forward. Plus, we look at projections about a key consumer sentiment gauge before data is released this morning. And, the BBC reports on the Japanese government's move to stop high-tech microchip exports to China.

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Ex-president Trump's indictment could bring uncertainty down the road

Christopher Low, chief economist at FHN Financial, tell us about how the market has reacted so far and what could come in the near future.

Consumers believe we'll see lower inflation and a strong job market later this year

Mar 31, 2023
But they plan to pull back on discretionary spending.
Consumers are increasingly pessimistic about the economy, according to the latest consumer confidence data.
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