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Tue Sep 27, 2016, 05:53 AM

Markets declare Hillary Clinton the winner of first debate

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Source: CNBC



Hillary Clinton appears to have edged out her Republican opponent Donald Trump in the first presidential debate, based on analysts' take on the market reaction.

"Early indications suggest Hillary won the debate; at least didn't lose. Futures are higher and the peso is rallying," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank.

U.S. stock index futures erased losses to trade positive as the debate kicked off. Futures were near session highs as the debate ended, with Dow futures briefly adding more than 100 points.


Read more: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/26/markets-call-hillary-clinton-as-winner-for-first-debate.html

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HAB911 Sep 2016 OP
liberal N proud Sep 2016 #1
Bohunk68 Sep 2016 #3
callous taoboy Sep 2016 #2
muriel_volestrangler Sep 2016 #4
Helen Borg Sep 2016 #5
In_The_Wind Sep 2016 #6

Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 06:23 AM

1. Edged out?

She kicked his fat ass all over the debate floor.

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Response to liberal N proud (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 06:56 AM

3. My first thought as well.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 06:34 AM

2. Are these people high? He was a bombastic mess. He's not fit to share the stage with Hillary.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 07:04 AM

4. Notice the unspoken agreement that a Clinton win will be better for the economy

so that an increase in stock futures is seen as thinking Hillary won the debate.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 07:14 AM

5. I agree she won.

But we'll see how the polls react.

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Response to HAB911 (Original post)

Tue Sep 27, 2016, 07:38 AM

6. Locking. However this OP is perfect for GD or GD:2016. Please re-post it there.

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