Reasons to worry about presidential election, November contest and the global economy
Tuesday 11 August 2020 – Vol.11 Ed.33.2
Commentary: Reasons to worry about US election
By John Kornblum in Nashville
The outcome of the US election is still wide open, with plenty of room for mistakes by President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden. The contest will not be decided by traditional election dynamics or the economy. The winner will be the candidate who best comes to terms with the deep anger and bitterness which has resulted from dramatic social and economic change in America. But a bigger danger looms: Trump’s potential to undermine the elections and throw the entire American system into chaos.
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Wednesday 12 August, 16:00-17:30 SGT
The US economy tends to fare better in election years, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is set to end this trend. OMFIF and the Chartered Financial Analyst Society Singapore convene a panel to discuss the potential scenarios and their impact on global financial markets and the US-China relationship.
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