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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...

US Election Series

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

UK gilts fall ahead of November manufacturing, services PMI

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

German bunds flat in silent trading ahead of Q3 GDP, November manufacturing PMI

The German bunds remained flat during European session Monday amid silent trading hours that barely witnessed any data of major economic significance ahead of the countrys gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter...

Thailand 2019 growth downgraded to 2.7 pct, 2020 constant at 2.9: OCBC Treasury Research

Thailands full-year 2019 growth has been downgraded to 2.7 percent by OCBC Treasury Research, a shade lower than the previous estimate of 2.8 percent, while the 2020 GDP growth rate remained unchanged at 2.9...

BI likely to leave policy rate unchanged on Thursday, keep door open to additional rate cuts: Scotiabank

Bank Indonesia (BI) is expected to leave its policy rate unchanged at 5 percent at its monetary policy meeting on Thursday afternoon, but leave the door open to additional rate cuts to prop up the nations economic growth,...

Australian bonds slightly gain in muted session ahead of November meeting minutes

The Australian bonds slightly gained during Asian session of the first trading day of the week Monday amid a muted day that witnessed data of little economic significance ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australias (RBA)...

Politics

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...

Donald Trump reportedly implies Melania Trump would not cry if he got shot

Melania Trump and Donald Trump have been relentlessly hounded by divorce rumors after the latter was elected the President of the United States. They have denied such claims and insisted their marriage is going well, but a...

What a minority government could mean for affordable housing in Canada

Along with climate change, affordable housing was one of the big issues of the recent Canadian federal election, with political parties scrambling to catch up with public opinion. The widespread concern among the...

Will Canada finally get pharmacare?

When I had lymphoma 12 years ago, I needed to take the drug filgrastim (Neupogen) to get my white blood cell count high enough that I could take my next chemotherapy treatment on time. Before prescribing it, my oncologist...

Government to announce more home care packages for aged before Christmas

More federal government money will be announced within weeks for home care for the aged, after a damning royal commission finding that many people die before their packages arrive. Scott Morrison on Friday said he had...

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

‘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...

AirPods Pro: Is it time for a costly AirPods upgrade?

Many were surprised when Apple was heavily rumored to release an all-new wireless earbuds just several months since the launch of the AirPods 2. But the company actually did when it announced AirPods Pro in October...
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