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US Politics Boiling Over - Earnings: HSE, CJR.B, SJR.B, RCI, VNR, Preferred Shares

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Reliable benchmarks during times of market distress help to keep a focused perspective. The lead up period to the US midterms elections and central banker's preference for raising interest rates have not been good for markets, as anticipated. Political happenings and rhetoric has intensified, even bringing deep personal grief to those who are in no way deserving of this. There is still a week to go before the US election on November 6th, Canadian and US central banks also remain on course to further raise interest rates.

The upcoming US mid-terms have become a referendum on disparate political ideologies ranging from far right to left of centre. The election outcome could be very meaningful for financial markets both in the short and long term.

The central banker's intentions to raise interest rates are in contrast to recent economic data on inflation and the declining yields on benchmark 10 year government bonds. A similar proxy to bonds is the prices for Canadian preferred shares, which is covered in the preferred share comments section.

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