Political and economic fireworks could spell trouble across the pond
4 July special
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History tells us that US elections are all about the economy. For a nation priding itself on economic dominance on the international stage, this makes sense.
Investors prepare for potential Biden presidency
52% of American small businesses expect to be bust within six months
Investors look to US lockdown measures
The US stockmarket has been hitting new highs. It is election year, so investors are often looking on the bright side.
2019 General Election result also key factor
Ex-editors recall their most memorable moments
Which will evolve and which will wither?
Ahead of 'phase one' agreement
Oil and gas stocks rise amid escalating tensions
But growth and sentiment set to improve
Favouring US Treasuries over UK gilts
Fear of regulation main driver behind cut in exposure
Six managers give their views
North American equity markets have rewarded investors in 2019 and are at or near all-time highs.
How have stocks performed over 2019?
Past the RMB7 per dollar mark
Global manufacturing continues to contract as trade falters. The Trump administration’s attempts to overhaul trade agreements are cooling sentiment and raising global uncertainty.
An adage of equity investing during a US presidential election cycle is 'avoid healthcare'.
China capable of 'mitigating impacts of broader dispute'
Investment Conundrums: Aegon's Van den Heuvel on why 'Janus-faced' economic outlook means equity upside is limited
Having a diversified portfolio could soften blows in volatile market