Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP
Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Markets beware: the tight US election is a sign that the worst is yet to come

  • The second wave of Covid-19 has been overshadowed by the US election. But the better-than-expected performance of Trump, with his anti-lockdown stance, presages a longer uphill battle against Covid-19 and more bad news for the global economy

Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP
Supporters of President Donald Trump protest against the Nevada vote in front of the Clark County Election Department on November 4, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stronger-than-expected support for Trump in the election will make it more difficult to fight the virus. Photo: AP
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