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WTI fell 7% on Tuesday
US midterm elections led to split Congress
Markets rose following result
US infrastructure investment at a 70-year low
Liontrust's Williams: Publicity around Trump's trade war will far outweigh long-term economic impact
What is the real impact of escalating China/US tensions?
US becoming insular
A litany of problems on Capitol Hill
'This time may be different': Investors urged not to ignore warning signs from 'gut-churning' market sell-off
Concerns raised over Fed tightening and US market slump
Geopolitical impact on global markets
The US Treasury market has traded within its narrowest range for 40 years.
Trade war tensions a distraction
Despite being considered expensive by some investors, the US equity market remains, for seasoned stockpickers, one of the most interesting places in the world to invest.
'Three cycles are colliding'
Trading at $80.1 a barrel
Some Asian markets up
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) governs the trading relationship between the US, Canada and Mexico.
Argentina and Turkey risks
'Bull markets do not die of old age': Managers confident record US equity run still has legs despite threats
Set the record on 22 August
Five major economies
Potential for sharp dips