Hillary Clinton

By all conventional standards, Clinton won her first debate

America has never been as politically polarised, and even the small proportion of voters who are genuinely undecided feel they have a choice merely between the lesser of two evils – between two of the most unpopular major party candidates ever

Why the markets respond to Clinton and Trump the way they do

The banking crisis, the bail-outs, and the fact that no banker was ever prosecuted for bringing down the global economy mean that populist politicians promising to tear it all up in the name of ‘the people’ have become hugely in vogue. Trump’s supporters, it seems, will back him through anything

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