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Global Equities Markets Up As Oil Prices Rebound

World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight as the price of crude oil rebounded from multi-month lows hit on Monday. The U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward firmer openings when the New York day session begins.

Gold prices are firmer on some short covering and perceived bargain hunting after hitting a 5.5-month low on Monday.

In overnight news, The Chinese yuan fell to an eight-year low against the U.S. dollar Tuesday

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Global Stock Markets Mostly Firmer, While World Bond Yields Continue To Rise

World stock markets were mostly firmer overnight on a continuation of the "Trump rally" that began after last week's U.S. presidential election.

Banking stocks helped boost the European stock indexes, while an upbeat economic report from Japan supported Asian equities. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward mixed to slightly lower openings when the New York day session begins.

The U.S. Treasury bond and note markets continue to see their yields rise (prices fall) early this week.

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Global Equity Markets See Slight Pullback After "Trump Rally"

Most world stock markets saw corrective pullbacks Friday, following the good gains seen in the wake of the U.S. presidential election. U.S. stock indexes are pointed toward weaker openings when the New York day session begins. The U.S. stock indexes late this week approached or hit new record highs on the "Trump rally."

Gold prices are lower Friday as the mid-week surge in the safe-haven metal following the Trump U.S. presidential race win has fizzled.

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Marketplace Re-Evaluates A Trump Presidency, World Equities Rally

In an about-face, world stock markets made strong rebounds Thursday, as fickle traders and investors began to reckon that a Donald Trump U.S. presidency could actually be good for equities and good for the U.S. economy-the world's largest.

Fewer government regulations would also be good for businesses. Just the day before the same marketplace was spooked by Trump's surprise victory over Hillary Clinton. U.S. stock indexes are now not far below their recent record highs.

Stock indexes in Asia and Europe posted solid gains Thursday. U.S. stock indexes are also pointed toward higher openings then the U.S. day session begins.

Market Crash

How a Trump Presidency Is Affecting Oil Prices Today

After a dramatic Election Day upset, we look at how a Trump presidency is affecting oil prices today.

The presidential election had a big impact on oil prices. Now that the election is over, we'll explain what Trump's win means for the price of oil...

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Trump's Win Roils World Markets; Gold Sharply Up, World Stock Markets Down

Gold prices are sharply higher and trading above $1,300.00 an ounce. World stock markets sold off sharply and U.S. stock indexes are pointing toward solidly lower openings when the New York day session begins. U.S. stock indexes are trading well off their lows seen overnight, however.

The U.S. Treasury bond and note markets are trading with steep losses in prices and have hit multi-month lows, after trading sharply higher late Tuesday evening.

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World Marketplace On Hold, Awaiting U.S. Presidential Election Results

World markets are mostly subdued Tuesday as traders and investors worldwide await the results of the U.S. presidential election. The latest polls generally show Hillary Clinton with a slight lead. However, the U.K. Brexit vote results in June that defied the polls are still on the minds of many.

The marketplace would take a surprise victory by Donald Trump as an injection of keen uncertainty and trading in many markets would likely become volatile.

Market Crash

How Crude Oil Prices Are Impacted by the Election

Markets have been volatile ahead of the U.S. presidential election, and crude oil prices have been no exception.

We'll break down what this election means for the price of crude oil...

Global Markets

Risk Appetite Returns After FBI Clears Hillary Clinton of Criminal Charges

The big development for the world marketplace on Monday is the weekend news the FBI has cleared U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton of any criminal charges regarding her personal email server. World stock markets and the U.S. dollar rallied and gold prices and the Japanese yen sold off Monday, following that news.

Risk appetite is back in the marketplace just one day ahead of the U.S. election.

World Stock Markets Weaker, As Key U.S. Jobs Report Looms

European and Asian stock markets were mostly weaker in subdued trading Friday. Traders and investors are awaiting what is arguably the most important U.S. economic report of the month today: the employment report from the Labor Department. The key non-farm payrolls figure is expected to come in at up 170,000 in October. Look for active trading in the aftermath of the 8:30 a.m. EDT report. U.S. stock indexes were slightly lower in overnight trading.

The U.S. presidential election that is now just a few days away is drawing more and more attention from the world marketplace.