REPORT: Stock futures reaction to midterm split

NOVEMBER 7, 2018

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U.S. stocks were sharply higher in pre-market trading after the midterm elections resulted in a divided Congress.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up more than 200 points in early-morning futures trading. U.S bond prices also rose, pushing yields lower. Stocks in Europe were also trading higher. Shares closed mix in Asia in muted trading.

The article goes on to state the following:

Wall Street woke up to a new power split in Congress and a likely period of legislative gridlock after the Democrats regained control of the House, ending two years of Republican control of both branches of Congress under Republican President Donald Trump. The GOP retained its majority in the Senate.

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