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Stunned Global Markets Wake Up To President Trump

As it dawned on markets that they had been caught dead wrong for the second time in half a year, first with Brexit and then with the historic election of Donald Trump, their reaction was identical: a slow selloff at first, followed by a furious dump, which led to a limit down halt in NASDAQ and Emini future trading. However, turbulence calmed as investors reassessed the effects of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the U.S. presidential election.

It's All A Russia/Al-Qaeda/WikiLeaks/"Rogue" FBI Plot

"...This should all lead to a Hollywood ending though. May the "free world" be reassured; the noxious axis of Putin-Assange-al-Zawahiri-rogue FBI agents will be dismantled - to the glory of the Queen of the Perma-Smirk soon to be crowned Warmonger-in-Chief."

Angela Merkel Warns Russia May Interfere In German Election Next

It appears it's not just the US voting system that has been allegedly penetrated by Vladimir Putin (at least if Trump is winning). German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday that Russia could try to influence Germany's general elections next year through cyber attacks or disinformation campaigns, following similar accusations by Washington, which also accused the Kremlin of meddling in the US vote.

Anti-Trump Voters Across America Look To "Game" Election System By "Trading Ballots"

Through the website "Trump Traders," a 20-year-old biology student at got in touch with Marc Baluda, 44, a Republican corporate lawyer in California who opposes Trump's candidacy and planned to vote for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Tens of thousands of voters, the vast majority seeking to prevent a Trump presidency, have signed up on "vote-swapping" exchanges in advance of Tuesday's Election Day.

Frontrunning: November 7

  • FBI boost for Hillary as tight race hits final day (Reuters)
  • Risk plays roar back as Clinton's prospects brighten (Reuters)
  • Stocks, Dollar Rally After FBI Finds No New Evidence to Charge Clinton (WSJ)
  • Don’t Worry When the Stock Market Goes Crazy After Election (BBG)
  • Republicans, Democrats vie for control of Congress on Tuesday (Reuters)
  • The Bond Market Is at an Epic Turning Point (BBG)