This is not an article about political views. Numerous other outlets across the Internet landscape are better suited for such discussions. Instead, this is an article about the potential uncertainty for the global economy and financial markets that might arise from the already eventful Presidential election season where primary voting is scheduled to officially get underway at the start of February. For the person that is elected to lead the Executive branch of government that supports the world’s largest economy is charged with, among other things, carrying out fiscal policy for the United States of America. They are also responsible for appointing those that are assigned with carrying out the monetary policy behind the global reserve currency. Thus, the greater the uncertainty that accompanies the electoral process in the coming months, the greater the uncertainty surrounding the subsequent direction of fiscal and monetary policy that will ultimately follow from whoever wins the Presidency.
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