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Wall Street Week Ahead: Big tech stocks may face post-election headwinds, no matter who wins

31 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Some investors are betting the technology and communications stocks that drove a massive rebound in U.S. markets this year will face a tougher slog in coming months, no matter whether Republican President Donald Trump or Democratic challenger Joe Biden wins Tuesday's election.

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-More U.S. companies offer earnings guidance despite pandemic

25 Oct 2020

NEW YORK, Oct 23 With earnings season in full swing, more companies are again offering earnings guidance, signaling to investors that some corporations are adapting to uncertainty about a global pandemic that may extend deep into next year.

Wall Street Week Ahead: More U.S. companies offer earnings guidance despite pandemic

24 Oct 2020

NEW YORK With earnings season in full swing, more companies are again offering earnings guidance, signaling to investors that some corporations are adapting to uncertainty about a global pandemic that may extend deep into next year.

Analysis: Stimulus-fueled rally in Treasury yields may have room to run, investors say

23 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Investors are gauging whether a rally in bond yields to their highest in months can run further, as markets increasingly price in chances that a fiscal stimulus deal is signed in Washington regardless of who wins the Nov. 3 election.

Analysis: Green is the color of money for funds betting on a Biden win

21 Oct 2020

NEW YORK Fund managers betting that green-type stocks with environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials will benefit from an expected win by Democrat Joe Biden in the U.S. presidential election are also looking at a swathe of other companies expected to rise along with them.

Cannabis companies, betting on a Biden win, ready IPOs

15 Oct 2020

NEW YORK A year ago, Flora Growth Chief Executive Damian Lopez had just spent a chunk of his company's seed capital buying a Colombian cannabis producer, and was fighting his way through the legal and financial hurdles that have made development of the industry such a challenge over the past decade.

Analysis: Investors' bets on a Democratic sweep grow after Biden debate performance

09 Oct 2020

NEW YORK The debate between Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and President Donald Trump, marred by frequent interruptions and name-calling, did little to enlighten the electorate. But it was enough to turn the consensus on Wall Street toward Biden. | Video

World News

U.S. early voting surges as Trump, Biden make late push

A record 90 million Americans have voted early in the U.S. presidential election, data on Saturday showed, as President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden campaigned across the country to try to sway the few remaining undecided voters.