• EUR/USD retreats to 1.2285 from a 33-month high of 1.2327 while Risk sentiment weakens, pushing stocks lower and the anti-risk dollar higher, and Democrats lead in Georgia elections triggers fears of greater regulation and high taxes.

  • As the Trump administration continues to slap more sanctions on Iranian oil and launches a flurry of enforcement actions, seizing Iranian weapons and oil bound for Venezuela, some are hedging that a potential Biden victory could lead to a relaxation of sanctions on Iran and a return to the market of Iranian oil.

  • President Donald Trump plans to announce conservative federal appeals court judge Amy Coney Barrett on Saturday as his Supreme Court nominee, two sources said on Friday, as he moves to shift it further to the right and sets up a heated Senate confirmation fight with Democrats 5-1/2 weeks before the U.S. election.

  • On the eve of his expected impeachment in the U.S. House of Representatives, President Donald Trump accused Democrats of pursuing an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” and declaring war on American democracy as they seek to remove him from office for pressing Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden.

  • Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a check on the administration’s “abuses of power” and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November’s elections.

  • Even as the race for the Democratic nomination grinds on and the Republican Party has found its presumptive nominee, more Republicans still say they are following the news of the presidential election closer than do their Democratic counterparts, according to the results of a Gallup survey released Monday.