George Soros warns Trump of potential economic doom before election

George Soros warns Trump of potential economic doom before election

George Soros, billionaire and founder of Soros Fund Management LLC, pauses while speaking at an event on day three of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Liberal billionaire George Soros said Thursday that the U.S. economy could be headed for calamity … Read more…

Trump 2020 election Democratic opponents raise more money than him

Trump 2020 election Democratic opponents raise more money than him

Democratic presidential hopefuls Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (L), former Vice President Joe Biden (C) and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate of the seventh Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register at the Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa on January 14, 2020. Robyn Beck … Read more…

Supreme Court takes key Electoral College cases ahead of 2020 election

Supreme Court takes key Electoral College cases ahead of 2020 election

People wait in line outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, March 18, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters The Supreme Court will decide whether Electoral College voters have a constitutional right to cast ballots for candidates who didn’t win their state’s popular vote, the justices announced in an order on Friday. The justices said they … Read more…

US warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

US warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

Guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) at sea on December 21, 2004 in the waters of Western Pacific Ocean. Patrick M. Bonafede | U.S. Navy | Getty Images A U.S. warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the island’s defense ministry said, less than a week after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election … Read more…

Tom Lee Calls For 100% Bitcoin Returns On Heels of Election, Halving, More

Tom Lee Calls For 100% Bitcoin Returns On Heels of Election, Halving, More

Fundstrat’s Managing Partner and the Head of Research Tom Lee – an outspoken Bitcoin bull – has been mum on the cryptocurrency market for much of the last year. However, Lee has finally started making comments about the crypto space once again, and is now calling for 100% returns in Bitcoin this year on the … Read more…

Stocks drop from record highs amid report US will keep China tariffs through 2020 election

Stocks drop from record highs amid report US will keep China tariffs through 2020 election

Stocks gave back some of their earlier gains on Tuesday, easing from record levels, after a Bloomberg News report said U.S. tariffs targeting Chinese goods will stay on through the 2020 election even as both sides get ready to sign a “Phase One” trade deal.  The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite briefly turned negative on the … Read more…

Taiwan president takes early lead in election closely watched by China

Taiwan president takes early lead in election closely watched by China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took an early lead on Saturday in vote counting for a presidential election that will be closely watched by Beijing, which claims the democratic island as its own, in the shadow of anti-government protests in Hong Kong. One hour after polls closed at 4 p.m. (0800 GMT) Tsai led her main … Read more…

US election 2020 will be touched by geopolitical tensions

US election 2020 will be touched by geopolitical tensions

President Donald Trump arrives on stage for a Keep America Great Rally at Kellogg Arena December 18, 2019, in Battle Creek, Michigan. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images The year 2020 certainly got off to a bang with tensions between the U.S. and Iran high amid Tehran-backed protests in Iraq and experts believe that … Read more…

AU says ready to observe Guinea Bissau’s presidential election

AU says ready to observe Guinea Bissau’s presidential election

A voter doing accreditation with a card reader before voting The African Union (AU) Commission on Friday reiterated its readiness to effectively observe the integrity of Guinea Bissau’s upcoming presidential election, which is slated to be held on Dec. 29. “Being present in Guinea Bissau since Dec. 22, 2019, the AU Election Observation Mission (AUEOM) … Read more…

Stocks head into 2020 betting on Trump election victory

Stocks head into 2020 betting on Trump election victory

Brendan McDermid | Reuters As stocks close out 2019 with potentially the best gain in decades, strategists expect Wall Street’s bull market to continue in 2020 as long as it appears President Donald Trump will be re-elected. Analysts see the possibility of a slight pullback early in the year, after this year’s more than 29% … Read more…