Daily Archives: Sep 24, 2020 at 08:13 am EDT

An Election Like No Other?

US presidential elections always come with a certain amount of risk since the potential for the transfer of power from one party to another introduces a degree of uncertainty on a range of economic and geopolitical issues. But this year’s Nov. 3 contest promises (threatens) to be unusual for all the wrong reasons.

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Macro Briefing: 24 September 2020

J&J vaccine moves to final clinical trials: NYT
New stimulus bill before election looks unlikely: CNN
Republicans move ahead to confirm Supreme Court nominee: WSJ
Fauci tells Congress a US vaccine could be available as early as April: CNBC
California to phase out sales of gasoline-engine cars by 2035: NPR
Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power in election: BBC
Eurozone growth slows to a crawl in September: IHS Markit
UK growth ‘loses momentum’ in September: IHS Markit
Japan’s economy remains in recession in September: IHS Markit
PMI survey data: US economic rebound continues in September: IHS Markit