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Market Watch Weekly | October 9th, 2020 | Happy Thanksgiving!

Erik Dekker - Oct 09, 2020
It was a positive, but volatile, week for North American benchmarks as Twitter in Chief President Trump took to…Twitter… and confused Wall Street. Equites were off to a strong start to the week but on Tuesday afternoon Trump unleashed a...

It was a positive, but volatile, week for North American benchmarks as Twitter in Chief President Trump took to…Twitter… and confused Wall Street. Equites were off to a strong start to the week but on Tuesday afternoon Trump unleashed a Twitter storm announcing that he had told his representatives to halt all negotiations with Congressional Democrats for a new stimulus package until after the November 3 election. The news sent equites deeply into the red in the final hour of trading. Perhaps realizing what he had done, Trump took to Twitter again. This time, Trump urged Democratic lawmakers to cast targeted financial lifelines to flatlining US business and supported a $1.8T stimulus package...

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