Tracking market reaction to the 2016 election

Oct 24, 2016
How did markets respond during the first presidential debate?
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton wait to begin the first US Presidential Debate at Hofstra University September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.
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Trump challenges Clinton on trade in first debate

Sep 27, 2016
Clinton defended changing her position on TPP, and her record on other trade deals.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at their first presidential debate this election cycle.






 
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Trump versus Clinton on the economy: highlights from the presidential debate

Sep 26, 2016
Here’s what the candidates had to say about taxes, trade and Trump’s business.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speak during the Presidential Debate at Hofstra University on September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York.
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Presidential debate should be moneymaker for TV networks

Sep 26, 2016
With an estimated 100 million viewers, ad spots before and after are at a premium.
Students acting as stand-ins for the presidential candidates take part in a rehearsal for the first 2016 U.S. presidential debate.
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That Trump vs. Sanders debate is already off

May 27, 2016
Too good to be true? Debatable, but it's not happening either way.
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders waits to be introduced at an event sponsored by Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago on September 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. 
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Bernie Sanders reinvigorated through social media

Oct 13, 2015
The Vermont senator isn't getting enough network love, so he'll trend on Twitter.

Polling's 'spectacular disasters'

Sep 2, 2015
It takes a lot of money, and humans dialing phones, to get a quality survey.

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Weekly Wrap: Unemployment, the Fed and the GOP debate

Aug 7, 2015
Jo Ling Kent and Leigh Gallagher join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.

What presidential candidates are not saying

Aug 7, 2015
Many debaters skated by with the minimum response when asked about the economy.