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US election is a must watch global events, where democrats and republicans fight out for the top job, years ahead of the D-day, to become the most powerful person in global politics. While financial markets usually tends to ignore, day to day happenings in the race, which is one of the longest in the world, an investor and long term positional traders can't ignore its vast implications, that reach from foreign to fiscal policies, impacting fund flows for years to come. As the fight has reached next stage and within next few months US would be choosing its presidential nominees for grand finale that ends on November the 4th, in this series we bring about the latest vitals to our readers, while safeguarding the trivia.

US Election Series

The Trump era has begun. How can we make sense of it?

Jan 22, 2017 23:54 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States. The country he will oversee is, to him, a dark and troubled place. In his first speech as its president, he described a tragedy of mothers and children...

US Election Series

Can Trump make real change as president?

Jan 20, 2017 15:56 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Based on his erratic behavior during the campaign, many fear what Donald Trump will do in office. Some believe that his strong personality could lead to disastrous policies that could negatively affect health care, nuclear...

US Election Series

video Trump's inauguration ushers in 2017, the year of the strongman

Jan 20, 2017 10:14 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Donald Trumps inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon that is likely to shape global politics for years to come: the rise of the strongman. The term is broadly used to describe law-and-order candidates with...

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US Presidential Election Series: Electors to vote today to pick next US President

Dec 19, 2016 07:42 am UTC| Commentary Politics

538 electorates will gather at the state capital to vote to select the next President of the United States. According to the final vote counting, Republican Presidential candidate has won 306 electoral votes, while Hillary...

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US election final results: how Trump won

Dec 17, 2016 15:00 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

At the US election held on 8 November, Donald Trump won the Electoral College by 306 Electoral Votes (EVs), to 232 EVs for Hillary Clinton. While this seems a convincing victory, Trump won four states by 1.2% or less:...

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US Election Series: Jill Stein’s recount effort comes to an end with court order

Dec 08, 2016 10:46 am UTC| Commentary Politics

The District Judge who ordered a recount in Michigan, ruled out his earlier order and called for a halt in the recounting process as he determines that the Green Party candidate Jill Stein has no basis or legal standing to...

US Election Series

Donald Trump’s popularity gets a boost after Carrier deal

Dec 07, 2016 10:59 am UTC| Commentary Politics

According to the latest survey by Politico, the negotiations between the President-elect Donald Trump and Carrier Corporation that saved thousands of jobs and prevented the companys moving out of the United States boosted...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries gain ahead of FOMC’s October policy meeting minutes

The U.S. Treasuries gained during Wednesdays afternoon session amid a relatively quiet day ahead of the Federal Open Market Committees (FOMC) monetary policy meeting minutes for the month of October, scheduled to be...

UK gilts surge ahead of BoE MPC Treasury Committee Hearings, November PMIs

The United Kingdoms gilts surged during European trading hours Wednesday as investors remained side-lined amid a muted trading session that witnessed data of little economic significance. However, investors attention...

German bunds jump ahead of ECB’s account of October policy meeting, Q3 GDP

The German bunds jumped during European session Wednesday amid silent trading hours that barely witnessed any data of major economic significance. But, attention remain glued to the European Central Banks (ECB) account of...

RBI likely to lower policy rate again on December 5 to revive Asia’s third-largest economy, says Scotiabank

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to lower its policy rate again on December 5 to revive Asias third-largest economy, despite relatively elevated CPI inflation. The RBIs monetary easing will boost local equities...

Eurozone’s industrial recession spill-overs and slowing employment growth likely to affect services sector, says Capital Economics

The euro-zones services sector has held up relatively well so far this year. However, we expect spill-overs from the industrial recession and slowing employment growth to take a toll in the coming months. The latest...

Politics

Melania Trump maintains silence on impeachment investigations

There has been so much information and reactions made public at this point as the impeachment investigation against United States President Donald Trump. But apart from reactions from political analysts and other...

What happens to the East Wing if Donald Trump and Melania Trump get divorced

Even before winning the election, Donald Trumps statements and actions during campaign rallies were enough to cause a string of controversies. It was then not surprising that it continued even after he won the 2016...

Why Nixon's VP Spiro Agnew attacked the new media -- 50 years ago

Americans witnessed an unprecedented event 50 years ago: live television coverage on all three national networks of a speech by the vice president of the United States. Speeches by vice presidents never received such...

Fracking: how the police response is threatening the right to protest

The UK government has announced an immediate moratorium on fracking. The decision came after new scientific analysis concluded it was not possible to rule out future unacceptable impacts. Opponents of the controversial...

UK election 2019: hundreds of thousands of people could be in the wrong place when it's time to vote

The UK general election called for December 12 2019 raises important issues regarding who is entitled to vote, who will be able to vote and where they will vote. The electoral roll, which lists everyone eligible to...

Science

Nearly all your devices run on lithium batteries. Here's a Nobel Prizewinner on his part in their invention – and their future

British-born scientist M. Stanley Whittingham, of Binghamton University, was one of three scientists who won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work developing lithium-ion batteries. L-R: John Goodenough;...

Advances in anti-ageing research: how chemistry could hold the key to better health

Given the opportunity to live much longer lives, many of us might feel less than thrilled at the prospect. After all, you might think, who would want to live an extra 20 years dealing with arthritis, dementia or heart...

Dark energy: new experiment may solve one of the universe's greatest mysteries

As an astronomer, there is no better feeling than achieving first light with a new instrument or telescope. It is the culmination of years of preparations and construction of new hardware, which for the first time collects...

Predicting research results can mean better science and better advice

We ask experts for advice all the time. A company might ask an economist for advice on how to motivate its employees. A government might ask what the effect of a policy reform will be. To give the advice, experts often...

Asteroid impact that could end humanity is happening, space nation leader claims

Asteroids are the most common space objects that fly by Earth almost daily. Some of them were detected too close to the time of their close approach, but there has never been an impact that took place in modern history....

Technology

Is ‘The Sims 5’ announcement in 2020 possible?

With only over a month left in 2019, the chance of getting an update on the development of The Sims 5 is much less. This leads to the next big question: is it worth it to anticipate an official announcement in 2020? The...

‘PUBG Mobile’ update 0.15.5 marks start of a new season

Within the past month, a couple of important updates have been released for PUBG Mobile. They did not only arrive with changes and performance improvements because the recent updates also added new gameplay features and...

iPhone 12 could be Apple’s first 5G-enabled smartphone

Whether or not Apple went all-out with its iPhone 11 series is still a debatable topic, and one aspect that makes it so is the absence of 5G support. Now, when looking forward to what iPhone 12 could offer, the upgrade to...

iOS 14 is anticipated with new screen modes, 5G support

If there is one thing that tech fans can certainly count on for 2020, it is the announcement and later release of iOS 14. Apple has not missed a year without announcing new operating systems for its products, and it is...

Pixelbook Go: Is it more priceworthy than the 2017-released Pixelbook?

This year, Google updated its lineup of Chromebooks with the launch of the Pixelbook Go. One of the most noticeable differences it has, then the 2017-released Pixelbook, is its price. However, it might also not be too...
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