By: Joseph Hogue of Street Authority
Geopolitical issues have dominated the markets this year, and polls have been useless in lending any kind of certainty to asset prices.
OPEC has successfully managed expectations for a production freeze, even if an eventual deal is still unlikely, which has driven oil prices to nearly double since their February lows. Few would have predicted in January the momentum of the Trump campaign and the potential uncertainty on global trade.
As important as these events have been, however, 2016 will likely be remembered for one event in particular. [Continue reading]
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