Brexit News Archive: 24 Jun 2016

Tony Blair: Brexit’s Stunning Coup

Unless the political center finds new resolve, populist movements of left and right will rush in to fill the power vacuum.
TONY BLAIR / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:50:59

Cramer: Why now is not the time to buy

Even before the Brexit vote, Jim Cramer saw some concerning signs for stocks coming from these industries.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:30:00

Cramer's game plan: Until this group stabilizes, we need to keep worrying

Jim Cramer shares his outlook on the impact of a Brexit for the market next week.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:25:00

Cramer: Why US stocks fell more than UK

Following the Brexit vote that rocked Europe, Jim Cramer explains why U.S. stocks fell more than the U.K.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:24:00

Young People Just Got Brexited by Their Parents

Unless the whole United Kingdom lines up for Brexit confessionals-The Only Way Is Brexit, anyone?-we don't have much, beyond geographical voting data, to help us understand the souls who just delivered this momentous political upheaval. But one demographic trend seems clear: The decision to leave the European Union was taken ...
Moneybox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:06:22

Market Recap Jun 24, 2016

Markets were caught wrong footed Friday as just about all signals were projecting a "Remain" vote rather than a "Brexit". Thus indexes gapped down sharply and were deep in the red all day - the S&P 500 fell 3.59% and the NASDAQ 4.12%. On a percentage basis the Dow and ...
Stock Trading To Go   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:05:05

Citigroup's Protective Cocoon

June 24, 2016Citigroup CEO reassures staff on Brexit: 'Citi is well positioned'Last year, we created a group of senior leaders from across our businesses and functions to ensure we were prepared for this possible outcome.It is everything you've dreamed of. It is nothing you expect. It is the mystery of ...
Illusion of Prosperity   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:55:00

Trumpery has officially taken hold of Britain with its 'Brexit' vote

To the editor: The British referendum vote to leave the European Union is a victory for the worst of England, inward-looking, narrow-minded, fearful, and mean. (Re "British prime minister says he will step down after historic vote," June 24) It's Trumpery UK, with catastrophic consequences: borders,...
LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:40:00

Quick Takes: The Big Picture on Trump and Brexit

* Josh Marshall did a good job of connecting the dots between Trump and Brexit. Put simply, Trumpism and the greater arc of rightist politics in the US in recent years seems to follow this pattern. A declining but still very large fraction of the population which feels that it ...
Political Animal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:37:54

What Happened in the EPJ Daily Alert Yesterday and Today

Yesterday, before votes on Brexit came in, I wrote in the EPJ Daily Alert: I strongly believe that if Brexit wins (it does, though, appear to be the underdog), then we will have a massive selloff in stocks globally. This view is based on my thinking that traders generally view ...
Economic Policy Journal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:36:00

BINTEO- στο Kontra Channel: Η για Grexit

Ο της στο του Kontra Channel και το του και το Brexit.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); - 25 2016 Ο πως η των - πως ο με τον η για Η Ε.Ε. που μας την και το της που την των «Το του μια του σε μία η τα - ...
Eglimatikotita   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:35:43

Taking Note: Caddyshack Statesmanship: Donald Trump Whiffs on Brexit

On Friday, Mr. Trump chose to tell a reeling foreign nation about the merits of his golf course.
ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:32:34

Senator: Americans Share Sentiment Behind...

Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), who applauds the Brexit vote as a "rejection of unaccountable bureaucracy," talks about his plan to move the U.S. into a new age of partnership with the United Kingdom.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:18:44

Putin is 'essentially trolling the US' by complimenting Trump - and the Brexit vote explains why

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump have been quite complimentary of each other during the brash billionaire's bid for the presidency. First, the presumptive Republican nominee suggested in December that he'd welcome deeper relations with Russia if he won the White House. Then, the Russian president praised Trump as "very talented" ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:16:13

Weiss: No buying opportunity

Stephen Weiss reviews the main factors driving stocks and how investors should be positioned for next week.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:14:00

Anxieties Fuel Middle Class Revolt

Global elites everywhere take it on the chin as immigration and economic anxieties fuel the Brexit vote and the rise of Trump. Council on Foreign Relations President Richard Haass and NBC's Andrea Mitchell discuss.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:07:10

Tony Robbins Seminar Attendees Felt The Burn

You can do anything you set your mind to: conquer your fears, achieve your wildest dreams, trade volatility through the Brexit vote and even walk on hot coals with bare feet without feeling pain. Well, maybe not that last feat, [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:05:19

I Guess We Can't Say That Republicans 'Never Win'...

Brexit Mania is in full swing -- Hot Takes! Get Your Hot Takes! -- but don't let that distract you from last night's other bit of drama. The Hill reports:With Republicans down to their final out, Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) hit a walk-off single to score the winning run of ...
National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:05:12

Brexit and Immigration: Where Trump Is Right - and Wrong

DAVID MOIR By Ciro Scotti,The Fiscal TimesJune 24, 2016 Predictably, the Brexit vote prompted Donald Trump to engage in a round of self- congratulation about his signature issue: immigration. He pinned the decision by UK voters to disengage from the European Union on public distress over the wave of immigrants ...
jherr / Fiscal Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:03:43

Trump makes a fundraising pitch off Brexit

Donald Trump praises his golf course, then the British vote to leave the EU June 24, 2016, 1:08 p.m. Donald Trump responds to Britain's stunning decision to leave the European Union, but only after he promotes one of his golf courses. Trump predicts that the so-called Brexit will turn out ...
LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 21:02:00

Cry, the beloved country

The Brexit disaster.
The Reality-Based Community   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:59:39

Donald Trump fundraises off Brexit, promises similar 'shockwave' if elected

And now here's Donald Trump, human NASCAR crash, promising in a hastily-scribbled fundraising letter to do for America what Brexit is doing for the United Kingdom. C'mon, everybody, won't you chip in a little to crater the world economy? These voters stood up for their nation-they put the United Kingdom ...
Daily Kos   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:59:30

Brit's reaction to vote: 'Oh, jolly good. Well done us'

Irish-born Londoner Garret Cummings has one thing to say to his fellow countryman after the vote to leave the EU. "Oh, jolly good. Well done us!"
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:57:00

Cantor CEO's advice: Stay the course

The U.S. stock market's reaction to the Brexit vote makes no sense, Howard Lutnick says.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:55:00

Op-Ed Contributor: Tony Blair: Brexit’s Stunning Coup

Unless the political center finds new resolve, populist movements of left and right will rush in to fill the power vacuum.
TONY BLAIR / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:46:57

Fortunes Will Be Made & Lost When Capital Flees To Safety

Little did I realize when creating the short video below how prescient it would quickly become in the wake of last night's Brexit vote... It's message is simple: there's a preponderance of data that shows the world's major asset markets are dangerously overvalued. And when these asset bubbles start to ...
Peak Prosperity   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:46:30

Obama to entrepreneurs: You're the glue

U.S. President Barack Obama offered poignant advice to entrepreneurs on the heels of the Brexit referendum.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:42:00

Macquarie Calls On Central Banks For Help; Stifel Says No Hike Until 2017

Central bank thinking around the world has likely been radically changed as a result of the recent "Brexit" vote, a research report from Macquarie says, as they expect the central bank to come in and tamp down unwanted market volatility. [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:35:38

Elites Missed What Donald Trump and Boris Johnson Understand About Brexit

Elites have missed what Donald Trump and Boris Johnson understand about populist support for Brexit.
Peter Roff / U.S. News   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:35:00

EL-ERIAN: 'There are more questions than answers as to what happens next'

Markets got whacked after the UK voted to leave the EU on Friday, with European stocks posting the worst daily drop in almost eight years. But according to Mohamed El-Erian, Brexit also presents some long-term investment opportunities. "We'll see pretty sharp movements" in the short term, he said in an ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:30:11

Turbulence and Uncertainty for the Market After

Britain’s vote to leave the Europe Union kicks off a fraught and unpredictable process likely to spook investors around the world.
DealBook   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:27:27

Republicans think 'it's America's turn'...

Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, and Jeff Sessions recognize the crisis Brexit has sparked. But for somewhat incoherent reasons, they're celebrating anyway.
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:25:35

Historic currency moves shock markets

CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on the major movements in the British pound and other currency markets following the Brexit referendum vote.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:21:00

These Biotech Stocks Are Most Susceptible To Currency Risks

The iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) ended down 5% on this Union Jack Friday. M. Ian Somaiya at BMO Capital Markets says the Brexit could come to hurt the top-lines of most biotechnology companies if Friday's generational currency swings continue to strengthen the dollar. The British pound fell on Friday ...
Focus on Funds   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:15:51

5 Things to Watch on the U.S. Economic Calendar

Days after Brexit shook global financial markets, investors will be paying close attention to the underlying strength of the U.S. economy. The week offers a big dose of economic updates on manufacturing, inflation, the car and housing markets, and GDP.
WSJ Economics   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:13:29

Turbulence and Uncertainty for the Market After

Britain’s vote to leave the Europe Union kicks off a fraught and unpredictable process likely to spook investors around the world.
PETER S. GOODMAN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:11:19

The Other Side of Populism

The Brexit vote was clearly based more on emotion than on facts.
Political Animal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:07:36

The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow Friday

June 24, 2016: Markets opened Friday following the surprise U.K. decision to leave the European Union. The Brexit vote dominated the day's currency, energy, commodities, and equity markets as... CAT GS IBM JPM 247paul Stock market tickers
24/7 Wall St.   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 20:01:02

Taking Note: Donald Trump Whiffs on Brexit

On Friday, Mr. Trump chose to tell a reeling foreign nation about the merits of his golf course.
ELIZABETH WILLIAMSON / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:58:52

Scott Gilmore: Keep calm and carry on

Brexit is an ugly mess, no doubt, but here are four reasons why peace and prosperity will likely prevail The post Scott Gilmore: Keep calm and carry on appeared first on Macleans.ca .
Scott Gilmore / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:55:39

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WSJ Washington Wire   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:55:15

Bill Gross To Support Trump For President "If He Calms Down" And "Shows Some Stability"

In an interview on FOX Business Network's (FBN) Intelligence Report with Trish Regan (weekdays, 2p-3p/ET), billionaire bond investor Bill Gross discusses Great Britain exiting the European Union (Brexit) and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. When asked whether other countries will [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:51:57

It's the one you don't see that gets you: Pro

David Darst, Independent Investment Consultant, and John Manley, Wells Fargo Funds Private Client Strategist, discuss the reaction to the Brexit vote and give their outlooks for the markets.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:51:00

Article 50 ways to leave your exes

Annotated text of the key get-out clause for the UK
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:47:59

Brexit Could Usher In a Donald Trump Presidency and More EU Exits

Britain's departure threatens the European Union and opens the door to a Donald Trump presidency.
John McCormick / U.S. News   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:47:13

Why 'Leave' Won - and What Must Happen Next

Last night, Britons chose to leave the European Union. In doing so, they prioritized concerns about sovereignty and immigration over the economic stability of E.U. membership, repudiating President Obama, who, in April, warned Britons that they would lose influence and wealth if they voted warning may yet come true, but ...
National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:44:43

Brexit Should Be a Warning About Donald Trump

As Donald Trump stood in front of the Trump Turnberry golf resort, in Scotland, the morning after the vote for Brexit, he was asked to contemplate his own place in the world, and his power over the minds of the British. "Do you think anything you said in the United ...
New Yorker   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:43:42

This is Why You Invest in Gold

As #Brexit arrows fly our subs are shielded by #Gold along w/ $TLT & - Hedgeye (@Hedgeye) June 24, 2016 (via Hedgeye)
Economic Policy Journal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:35:00

The Clinton Campaign Just Released a Video Mocking Donald Trump's Response to Brexit

Hillary Clinton's campaign released a short video on Friday afternoon lampooning Donald Trump's response to Brexit. The presumptive GOP nominee weighed in on the referendum to leave the European Union-a move he has recently championed-during a press conference at his golf course in Scotland, Turnberry. The video intercuts news footage ...
Mother Jones   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:27:38

Banks brace for changes

CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the Brexit effect on financial companies.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:18:00

Vanguard Warns Against Tactical Portfolio Moves

It may take several years for the specifics of Brexit to play out, and the resulting uncertainty will likely rattle markets during that time, the Vanguard Group is telling investors.
MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:16:50

How Labour Blew It

When the first results came in from Sunderland last night, you could tell something was going wrong.Sunderland, an industrial city on the North Sea, had voted 61 percent for Leave, a far larger margin than had been expected. It was an ominous sign for the Remain camp, and a hopeful ...
National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:14:17

Overwhelmed by Here Are the Basics

A majority of Britons voted Thursday to leave the European Union. Here’s a brief guide to what happened, what it means and what could happen next.
Sewell Chan   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:13:28

At pub, expat Brits express disbelief

British expats gathered at local pubs in New York to express their disbelief at the Brexit.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:02:00

'Something very bad has happened'

How markets scrambled to keep up with Brexit shock
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:01:21

Brexit should be a wake-up call to US liberals: don't assume Trump will lose

In the wake of the UK's vote Thursday to leave the EU, comparisons of Brexit's success to the rise of Donald Trump have been flying far and wide. This is only natural, since anti-immigrant, anti-elite, and nationalist sentiments played major roles in both shocking phenomena. Of course, many of these ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:00:02

Hedge funds profiting in market plunge

Bullish positions in gold and volatility and short bets on China were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:56:00

Brexiters' Rage against the Elites

Robert W. Merry Politics, Europe Globalism is out. Nationalism is in. Repeat after me: The status quo in the West is not working... . The status quo in the West is not working. That's the meaning of the seminal "Brexit" vote in the United Kingdom on Thursday. It wasn't merely ...
National Interest   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:54:00

Welcome to a 'post-central bank' world

Markets should look toward politicians, not just to central banks, to parse the results of Brexit, experts told CNBC.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:53:00

J.K. Rowling, Corden react to vote

British celebrities flooded Twitter with their reactions to Britain's vote to leave the European Union after 43 years. Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling wrote that she was disappointed: "I don't think I've ever wanted magic more." While, actress Elizabeth Hurley appeared to be elated with the news and wrote "birds ...
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:49:48

Higher Global Exposure Means Steeper Earnings Declines For S&P 500 Companies

Higher Global Exposure Means Steeper Earnings Declines For S&P 500 Companies by John Butters, FactSet "This past quarter, the effects of currency movement were slightly less than expected with a 1% to 2% headwind in most revenue categories including 1% [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:48:53

Labour cannot descend into infighting at this critical moment | John McDonnell

A Brexit vote is a disaster for the economy. My party needs to rally now in defence of working people and their families The Brexit vote has delivered the most enormous shock across the political system. And as the resulting market turmoil demonstrates, it is creating an enormous economic shock ...
John McDonnell / Guardian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:47:03

Tesla-Solar City: A Lesson From Brexit

Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:41:51

The Impact, Both Now and Later

Stock market declines aren’t too worrying, but a recession is a major risk in Britain and something of a risk in the rest of Europe and the U.S.
NEIL IRWIN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:32:45

Refugees and Migrants Wake Up To Brexit and Brace For What Comes Next

Some are left asking, 'What has happened to my home?' "This morning, I woke up thinking, 'what has happened to my home?'" Carolina Gottardo, the director of the London-based Latin-American Women's Rights Service, told AlterNet. "My eight-year-old child said to me, 'Mommy, when do we need to go to Colombia?' ...
AlterNet   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:32:00

What is a man to wear for this apocalypse?

I had been listening for months to the Bremain campaign's fear mongering, and now that Brexit has won, we all better get ready for The End Of The World As We Know It!!!! What is a man to wear for this apocalypse? Friday humor, or not so much? Traditional... Minimalist... ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:31:52

BoE: Brexit will not cause financial crisis

Governor says UK's central bank is well prepared and has firepower
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:27:20

Brexit and the making of a global crisis

Britain's exit from the EU threatens to undermine the globalised economy it fought to create
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:25:47

Fmr Lehman CFO: There's a way to get through this

Erin Callan Montella, Former Lehman Brothers CFO, discusses the similarities between the current market and economic climate post-Brexit vote and the Lehman Brothers crisis.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:25:00

What does Brexit mean for Trump? - Business Insider

It's tempting to look at the Brexit win and worry that it means we've underestimated Donald Trump's odds of winning the American presidential election. Source: What does Brexit mean for Trump? - Business Insider The post What does Brexit mean for Trump? - Business Insider appeared first on Sax Angle ...
Sax Angle   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:16:05

Make sure you follow the right crowd

Over at Econlog, I have a post explaining why Brexit is not about Britain. That's clearly not the conventional view, if you read the pundits. Philo asked this question: Scott, you really do think for yourself, rather than just following the crowd-for example, the crowd of economists. (That means you ...
Money Illusion   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:12:07

3 reasons Brexit does not portend a Trump victory - and one reason to worry

It's tempting to look at the Brexit win and worry that it means we've underestimated Donald Trump's odds of winning the American presidential election in November. That leap is tempting, but wrong. Here are three reasons our election is different, and that Brexit is not a sign we have underestimated ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:12:02

Sarah Palin Urges the US to Leave the United Nations

In the immediate aftermath of the landmark vote in which Britain has decided to leave the European Union, Sarah Palin-once the former governor of Alaska and real life vice presidential candidate-is suggesting the United States takes similar steps to leave the United Nations. "It is time to dissolve political bands ...
Mother Jones   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:11:28

Needham: Macro Brexit concerns could hit global solar hard

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:10:25

Summers warns against 'complacency'

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says Brexit after-effects on the world will depend "heavily on psychology."
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:07:00

Immigrants, Brexit, Trump and Inequality

"I'm confused," my brother emailed me this morning. "Why is fear dictating decisions around the world? First Trump, now Brexit. I need a professor of Sociology to help me understand what is going on." Unlike doctors or car mechanics, people rarely ask for my professional advice. Younger brothers are even ...
The Berkeley Blog   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:06:41

2:00PM Water Cooler 6/24/2016

Today's Water Cooler: Campaigns on Brexit, Jon Ralston gets his, House "sit-in", Nooners on Trump, durable goods, yield curve, the Nostromo
Naked Capitalism   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 18:00:09

Obama: 'Confident' in orderly transition...

President Obama makes his first remarks after the Brexit vote at the Global Entrepreneurial Summit in California on Friday, saying he's confident the U.K. is ready for an orderly transition out of the E.U.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:58:19

Do you regret your vote?

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. As a result, global markets have fallen, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced his resignation and people are facing a new world order.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:58:13

Protect your 401(k) from the fallout

As global markets whipsaw from the shock of Brexit, US investors look for ways to safeguard their assets.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:58:00

Trump Takes Idiot to Eleven in Scotland

Trump is winging it on Brexit - and it shows.
Political Animal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:57:45

Clinton Assumes Role of Anti-Trump After Brexit Win

© Jason Miczek / Reuters Rob GarverJune 24, 2016 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in a prepared statement on Friday, reacted much like the former secretary of state she is to the news that voters in the United Kingdom had chosen to leave the European Union. Her words drew ...
jherr / Fiscal Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:51:36

The Big Picture on Trumpism and Brexit Isn't What You Think

We are told we are entering a period of economic nationalism and right wing populism. We see it in the UK with Brexit, in the USA with Trumpism and in other nations and regions with their own unique inflections. From others we hear this is simply a tantrum or irrationality, ...
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:51:00

BREMMER: Brexit is the world's most significant political risk since the Cuban Missile Crisis

It's official: Britain has chosen to leave the European Union. And markets are getting whacked. Global stocks are in meltdown mode, the pound is getting clobbered, and analysts are getting antsy about the possibility of a serious economic downturn in the UK and elsewhere. But while the markets may have ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:45:26

Clinton Campaign Rushes to Dismiss Brexit/Trump Comparisons

The Clinton campaign spun into damage-control mode in the wake of yesterday's shock vote by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, insisting that the populist wave that sunk Prime Minister David Cameron will not reach American shores come November."It is really important to recognize that a vote on ...
National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:44:00

Stock markets tumble after Leave vote

The FTSE 100 has closed almost 200 points lower after a wild day of trading in the wake of the UK's Brexit vote.
BBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:42:39

How Hillary Clinton's campaign labels Donald Trump's 'Brexit' response: 'Pathological

Donald Trump praises his golf course, then the British vote to leave the EU June 24, 2016, 10:29 a.m. Donald Trump responds to Britain's stunning decision to leave the European Union, but only after he promotes one of his golf courses. Trump predicts that the so-called Brexit will turn out ...
Michael A. Memoli / LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:41:00

London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse say merger will go ahead

Brexit vote means deal should either proceed or if it does combined firm should not be based in UK, say German politicians The London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse have insisted their proposed £21bn merger will still go ahead, despite a German politician declaring the tie-up "dead" after the UK ...
Rob Davies / Guardian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:36:36

Political Calculus: Why the Surprise Over Don’t Blame the Polls

The referendum joins a long list of election forecasting errors. But this one was a bit different: It was not a big polling failure.
NATE COHN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:35:46

Now is the time to reject austerity | Frances Ryan

In pushing for Brexit, the powerful have exploited marginalised people's fears and needs. The left must help them to take back control David Cameron may soon be unemployed but, as the fallout of Britain's EU exit begins, we can be assured it will not be the Eton class who will ...
Frances Ryan / Guardian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:34:04

Santelli: Big day for the dollar, or not really

CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields after the Brexit.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:33:00

Is Brexit a Harbinger of Trumpism?

With apologies to the climactic song in "Les Miserables," here are the self-destructive Brits who voted yesterday to exit the European Union. Cue the music! Do you hear the people sing Singing the song of angry men We will crash the British pound Against the dollar and the yen, When ...
Moderate Voice   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:27:43

Full interview with Alan Greenspan

Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan struck a somber tone after news the U.K. will leave the EU. Watch the full interview here.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:22:00

FLEXIT

"If, as a result of Brexit, the economy crashes it will not vindicate the economists, it will simply illustrate once more their failure." -- Ann PettiforYou can see immigrants. You can't see NAIRU or flexible labor market policies. Most people wouldn't know a NAIRU from a Nehru jacket and have ...
Barkley Rosser   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:20:00

Greenspan: It's The End Of The World As We Know It

Greenspan sounds exactly like @zerohedge right now on @CNBC - Mugatu (@MugatuCapital) June 24, 2016 And in a a self referential vortex* descending into madness, from ZeroHedge, Greenspan: Greenspan: "This Is The Worst Period I Recall; There's Nothing Like It" During a CNBC inteview today, when discussing the historic Brexit ...
Climateer Investing   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:11:00

SPANKED! Financial Spreads founder laments 'sadomasochistic' City

Adam Jepsen, founder of Financial Spreads, reckons the market didn't see the Brexit vote coming because investors and gamblers kidded each other on in a 'self-fuelling' prophecy. "If ever proof was needed that the financial markets just aren't that clever, this could be it," Jepsen said in a note. "We ...
Proactive Investors   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:03:29

Market Reaction: How Will Affect the Global Economy, Now and Later

Stock market declines aren’t too worrying, but a recession is a major risk in Britain and something of a risk in the rest of Europe and the U.S.
NEIL IRWIN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:54:45

Update on: Donald Trump praises his golf course, then the British vote to leave the EU

Donald Trump praises his golf course, then the British vote to leave the EU June 24, 2016, 9:48 a.m. Donald Trump responds to Britain's stunning decision to leave the European Union, but only after he promotes one of his golf courses. Trump predicts that the so-called Brexit will turn out ...
LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:48:00

Brits search for Irish passports

British citizens began frantically looking for ways to keep their European citizenship on Friday morning after a referendum on leaving the EU passed in a close vote.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:47:07

Street worrying about Trump now

Wall Street analysts expressed worry to clients that the Brexit vote may be the start of a "populist insurgency" to sweep the globe.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:43:00

Brexit: London Mayor Sadiq Khan reassures immigrants that they have a place in Britain

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan has a message for all the Europeans working and living in the England's capital city: "You are welcome here." These are reassuring words in light of the Brexit referendum, in which the British people voted in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:40:03

'Independence Day'

What Brexit looked like on social media - a round-up of best content
BBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:39:54

Facebook Inc (FB) Stock: Bearish Option Strategy Suggested

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock is slumping today, likely part of a broader market decline triggered by Brexit which has sent major stock indices around the world and other heavyweights like Apple tumbling. Well-known short-seller Andrew Left of Citron Research said [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:37:13

If Your Argument Is Based on Economics, You've Already Lost

Brexit was an emotional choice, not a logical one.
HBR   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:30:05

Greenspan: "This Is The Worst Period I Recall; There's Nothing Like It"

During a CNBC inteview today, when discussing the historic Brexit vote outcome, Alan Greenspan unleashed a fiery sermon that could have been prepared just by reading a random selection of posts from this website, the former Fed chairman told his shocked hosts that the current period, far from the raging ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:27:05

What just happened? Shock in UK

As dawn broke over the UK Friday, Britons woke to the tremors of a political earthquake the likes of which most had never felt before.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:21:39

Donald Trump just took a surreal post-Brexit victory lap

In a lengthy press conference from his golf course in Scotland on Friday, Donald Trump cheered the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union and noted the parallels to his own campaign, which he built largely on policies of strengthening the US border and stymieing immigration. The presumptive Republican ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:20:07

Financials worst performer among S&P sectors

The "FMHR" traders with Anastasia Amoroso, JPMorgan Funds VP and global market strategist, discuss the selloff in the markets with particular focus on the financial sector following the Brexit vote.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:17:00

Brexit Could Hit SolarEdge, First Solar, Chinese Makes, Says Needham

Britain's vote to leave the E.U. "could have a lasting impact on the European and global economy," writes solar energy analyst Edwin Mok of Needham & Co. , and such macro concerns "have significant implications on the solar industry." Mok is a bear on several solar names, with a Buy ...
Eric Savitz   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:16:27

World Policy Newsletter, Week of June 24th

Lede: From the future of U.S.-African trade to the similarities between the Trump and Brexit campaigns, we present a host of global perspectives on the U.S. elections in the latest World Policy newsletter. Click through and subscribe today! Global Perspectives on the U.S. Election read more
World Policy   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:16:25

Why Are Liberals So Hateful?

( John Hinderaker ) I will have thoughts on the implications of Brexit later in the day, but for now want to ask a more limited question: why are liberals so hateful? The last days of the EU campaign were marred by the Remain camp-i.e., the forces of Britain's to ...
Power Line   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:16:24

Donald Trump praises 'beautiful' Brexit and says Boris Johnson will make a good Prime Minister

Simon Johnson / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:15:11

Donald Trump says Brexit a 'great thing' as he visits UK to open golf course

Our Foreign Staff / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:15:09

Trader asks: How could I have misjudged UK mood?

It's a crazy day to be a trader! NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari asks, "How could I have so misjudged the mood and the market psyche?"
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:11:00

What are the economic risks for US after...

U.S. Managing Editor for the Financial Times, Gillian Tett, joins NBC's Andrea Mitchell to discuss how the markets are experiencing a worldwide plummet after the Brexit vote.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:06:18

Overwhelmed by Here Are the Basics

A majority of Britons voted Thursday to leave the European Union. Here’s a brief guide to what happened, what it means and what could happen next.
NIRAJ CHOKSHI and DANIEL VICTOR / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:05:24

The Fire Across the River Could Spread

I'd like to offer a rebuttal to NDDs post about the potential impact of Brexit on the US. To that end, consider these points from Fed President Lael Brainard:The notable effects of recent crosscurrents from abroad should lay to rest any remaining lore that the United States is a closed ...
Bonddad Blog   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:05:00

Another "Shot Heard Round the World"?

( Steven Hayward ) Gerard Baker of the Wall Street Journal offers the best summary this morning of the larger meaning of Brexit. Gerry, as his friends and colleagues call him, is a subdued fellow not given to hyperbole, which is why this judgment is so bracing: Levels of dissatisfaction ...
Power Line   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:59:29

You're Funny

One source of comic relief this morning is watching American conservatives take a Brexit victory lap. They feel and sometimes say explicitly that leaving the EU is Britain ticket to reemerging as a great power. As I noted below, it's far more likely that Brexit is Britain's ticket to reemerging ...
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:55:03

Donald Trump Believes Brexit Could Foreshadow His Victory

Donald Trump can take heart from the results of the Brexit campaign and Britain's decision to leave the European Union: If what had seemed unthinkable in Great Britain and Europe could happen there, a Trump victory is not impossible.
David Schrieberg, Contributor / Forbes   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:53:00

Lombard live: Brexiter's pub stake defizzed

Business reels as Remain camp trounced
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:52:57

Donald Trump is tweeting about Scotland and Brexit. It's as ignorant as you'd expect.

Donald Trump is in Scotland today, and he has some opinions about Great Britain's vote to leave the European Union: Just arrived in Scotland. Place is going wild over the vote. They took their country back, just like we will take America back. No games!- Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:38:26

Aftershock: Hits U.S. Stock Market Harder Than an Election

The sharp fall as of Friday morning reflected both the surprise factor, and the profound economic implications for the United States.
JUSTIN WOLFERS / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:09

Sell-off is a huge buying opportunity

Brexit with benefits: Don't miss out on the bargains in the U.S. equity market that have come courtesy of the British electorate, says John Kilduff.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:34:00

After Brexit Vote, Trump Draws Parallels Between UK and U.S.

'I love to see people take their country back,' the presumptive Republican nominee said.
Joseph P. Williams / U.S. News   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:32:00

If Your Business is Fear, Then Business is Good

Nutty trading volumes on Friday and panic about Brexit are great news if your business is, literally, to sell fear. CBOE Holdings (CBOE) holdings, provider of the "fear guage" CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), is one of just a few financial stocks in the black today. CBOE's shares are up 1.4% ...
Focus on Funds   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:29:50

Donald Trump in Scotland: 'Brexit a great thing'

US presidential hopeful Donald Trump has said it is a "great thing" that the people of the UK have "taken back their country" in voting to leave the EU.
BBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:25:53

Donald Trump's Really Big Brexit Flip-Flop

Donald Trump, who this week is in Scotland hyping his golf course there rather than campaigning in the United States, has cheered the British electorate's decision to say goodbye to the European Union. The presumptive GOP nominee tweeted, "Just arrived in Scotland. Place is going wild over the vote. They ...
Mother Jones   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:25:39

Jim Cramer disappointed with sell-off

Cramer expected a bigger buying opportunity for investors after the United Kingdom's vote on European Union membership.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:21:00

The World Turned Upside Down

'The World Turned Upside Down" was the tune that British troops played as they marched out of their fortifications at Yorktown, following Cornwallis's surrender to George Washington in 1781. It expressed the shock and disbelief British elites felt as, against all the odds, Americans had won their independence and had ...
National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:20:47

Pension sector tries to calm investor fears

Don't panic, retirment savers told after Brexit vote sends markets tumbling
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:18:25

TRUMP: It appears the EU is beginning to crumble before our eyes

Donald Trump said Friday that the United Kingdom's historic decision to bolt the European Union signaled that the entire EU was starting to crumble. "Well, it looks like it's on its way, and we'll see what happens," Trump said, when asked at a press conference in Scotland if he would ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:14:55

Gilts Lead Bond Rally, Showing No Loss of Safe Haven Status

Investors are clamoring for safe government bonds Friday after the Brexit result, but U.K. gilts are among the most in-demand.
MoneyBeat   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:13:00

Obama: 'We respect their decision'

Updates: Britain votes to leave European Union June 24, 2016, 8:06 a.m. Britons voted Thursday to leave the 28-nation European Union, a stunning decision that appeared to defy economic reason and cast doubts over the future of the bloc that been a bulwark for peace and prosperity for the last ...
LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:06:00

Historic Volume Surge Forces Deutsche, Morgan Stanley To Shut Down Dark Pools

Following weeks of declining volume due to fears of an Brexit outcome, it was only logical that the same Brexit outcome would result in a historic surge in pent up volume. And, as Bloomberg reports, "a turbulent start to the open of the London market propelled trading volume as much ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 15:05:47

Friday assorted links

1. Revolutionary leaders are more likely to engage in mass killings. 2. Testing NeoFisherianism, especially for Switzerland. 3. The rise of global illiberalism. 4. The Roman Empire was larger than we had thought. At least before that earlier Brexit. 5. Are we closer to nuclear war than we think? 6. ...
Marginal Revolution   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:58:29

More Thread

Was up late reading Brexit stuff...sleepy.
Eschaton   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:58:00

Daily Digest 6/24 - Good News Friday: Technique For Super-Fertile Soil, Can Ocean Preserves Save Threatened Species?

World Markets Upended by Brexit as Stocks, Pound Drop; Yen Soars "It's Scary, And I've Never Seen Anything Like It" - Where Markets Are The Morning After Brexit: What Happens Now? Justice Department Reaches Deal With Mississippi County on Prison Reform How a Low-Income Household College Student Graduated Without Massive ...
Chris Martenson   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:57:07

The Morning After

Though significant Central Bank intervention has levitated equities and forex, while deflating paper gold from its overnight highs, the Brexit news is the most significant event in the financial markets since 2008. Therefore, DO NOT get distracted with tick-by-tick movements in the metals. Think long-term...and the long-term rationale for holding ...
TF Metals Report   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:54:50

Brexit and the migrant crisis

There is a possible connection between the migrant crisis and the countries that might choose to leave the European Union next.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:54:45

Make Britain Great Again? Donald Trump's Remarkable Reaction To 'Brexit'

In Scotland, which voted against leaving the European Union, Donald Trump praised the vote to leave. He predicted it's a sign of a populist revolution to come across Europe - and the United States.
Sarah McCammon / NPR   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:46:45

Santelli Exchange: Betting markets vs. polls

CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jim Bianco, Bianco Research President, about the market action leading up to the Brexit vote in the betting markets.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:44:00

Sir Martin Sorrell calls for 'stiff upper lip' as media stocks are hit by out vote

WPP chief says he is 'very disappointed' by EU referendum result, amid warnings over ad spend and falling shares including ITV WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell has said that British businesses have to show a "stiff upper lip and make the best of it" amid reports warning of a huge decline ...
Mark Sweney and John Plunkett / Guardian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:40:02

Drawing a nationalistic line between...

Given the ethno-nationalistic similarities, does the Brexit vote suggest we're understating Donald Trump's chances of success?
Steve Benen / MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:37:11

UK Independence Day

Much to everyone's surprise, including mine, the Brexit campaign won the UK referendum by a healthy margin and it seems the UK is starting down the road to leaving the European Union. There were big reactions overnight on the markets, and much gloom voiced and written about the danger and ...
Tim Knight   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:34:22

Trump, Clinton respond to 'Brexit' vote

Updates: Britain votes to leave European Union June 24, 2016, 7:39 a.m. Britons voted Thursday to leave the 28-nation European Union, a stunning decision that appeared to defy economic reason and cast doubts over the future of the bloc that been a bulwark for peace and prosperity for the last ...
LA Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:30:00

Daily Cartoon: Friday, June 24th

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New Yorker   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:29:15

This Week in Pictures: June 18-24

This week brought historic news with a shocking result from the 'Brexit' vote, the election of Rome's first female mayor and much more. See the photos here.
Rebecca Sanchez / MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:24:41

Whoops! Fox News Reports UK Voted To Leave UN (PHOTO)

Fox News may have given viewers surprised by the Brexit result a further shock early Friday morning when it reported that the U.K. had left the United Nations. Read More
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:20:24

Meet Boris Johnson, possible UK PM

Who is Boris Johnson, the former London mayor and possible British prime minister?
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:20:00

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For June 24

S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook for June 24, 2016 (ES_F) The EU Referendum (Brexit) surprised the market with a Britain vote to exit the EU. The currency markets are roiling... The post S&P 500 Futures Trading Outlook For June 24 appeared first on See It Market .
See It Market   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:19:11

Trump Supports Brexit, Uses It to Promote His Golf Course (Video)

Could it be that Trump-who seems a little confused about Brexit wants to "make Britain great again"? Although just weeks ago it wasn't even clear Trump understood the meaning of "Brexit," he's since become an ardent supporter. While on a visit to Turnberry, Scotland to visit his golf course, Trump ...
AlterNet   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:19:00

Brexit Wins -- Is President Trump Next?

© Clodagh Kilcoyne / Reuters Rob GarverJune 24, 2016 The impact of the decision by the people of the United Kingdom to part ways with the European Union -- a move with massive and largely unpredictable economic and political effects -- was felt almost immediately in the presidential race on ...
jherr / Fiscal Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:13:36

Donald Trump's Brexit press conference was beyond bizarre

Donald Trump is in the midst of a two-day trip to Scotland, a visit that happened to coincide with Britain voting on Thursday to leave the European Union -- an absolutely seismic moment in the history of the EU. Trump gave a press conference early Friday to talk about Brexit ...
The Fix   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:08:42

"A Fire Across the River"

- by New Deal democratI see where Bonddad has already waded in with his opinion re Brexit, so I thought I would add a few words.1. The title of this post is the english translation of a Japanese proverb, which succinctly describes a crisis that does not much affect the ...
Bonddad Blog   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:03:00

Trump hails UK 'independence' vote

Republican candidate cites Brexit parallel with US election during Scottish golf course visit
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:01:04

Donald Trump on Brexit results: 'It's a great thing.'

Donald Trump salutes United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union The post Donald Trump on Brexit results: 'It's a great thing.' appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:58

TRUMP: The collapse of the pound means more people will come to my golf course

Donald Trump said Friday that the collapse of the British pound is good news for his Scottish golf course, which he was visiting. "When the pound goes down, more people are coming to Turnberry, frankly," he said during a press conference at the course. "For traveling and for other things, ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:30

Exposed firms brace for turmoil

Australia's ties with Britain and the EU have been plunged into the unknown by the Brexit victory, with uncertainty.
Austrailian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:00:00

Trump visits UK, says Brexit 'a great thing'

LONDON: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump terms Brexit a "great thing" and said it is go that the people of the UK have "taken back their country" in voting to leave the EU, as he touched down at his golf resort in Scotland. Billionaire Trump arrived Scotland to on his ...
Web Desk / News Tribe   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:55:43

G-7 Warns Against Disorderly Currency Moves, Vows to Provide Liquidity

The Group of Seven leading industrialized nations warned against sharp, disorderly exchange-rate movements and vowed to ensure 'adequate liquidity' to markets as the U.K.'s decision to leave the EU jolted stocks.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:52:14

"Lights Out Stories Making The Rounds On Huge Losses"

Some thoughts on markets from RBC's Charlie McElligott "CORRELATIONS GO TO ONE" ON BREXIT NAPALM QUICK UPDATE: Pockets of risk are notably higher off the initial "shock" levels seen last night (i.e. GBP trading back to 1.388 last from 1.323 low / JPY to 103.1 last from 99.0 low / ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:48:57

Trump: Enough about the British economy, how will my golf course be affected by Brexit?

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, its government is in chaos, the pound is dropping like a stone ... but never mind all that. What impact will it have on Donald Trump's business interests? "If the pound goes down, more people are coming to Turnberry, frankly," ...
Daily Kos   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:48:56

Trump on Brexit: America is next

British voters just shattered political convention in a stunning repudiation of the ruling establishment. Donald Trump is betting America is about to do the same.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:47:24

Brexit Vote Shows Why Trump Can Win

James Hohmann: "Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union suggests that we've been seriously underestimating Donald Trump's ability to win the presidential election." "When you consider all his controversies and self-inflicted wounds over the past month, combined with how [...]
Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:46:12

EUR/USD steadies around 1.1050 into the NA open

After the surprise of the Brexit, markets have begun to quieten down, with EUR/USD finding a comfort zone just above 1.1000 over the last hours. EUR/
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:39:23

Trump blames Obama for Brexit

Donald Trump says that UK's vote to leave the European Union "might have been different" if President Obama had not voiced his support for EU unity.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:33:42

Stocks to Watch: June 24, 2016

The Brexit vote is impacting stocks around the world particularly in European banking, energy and gold.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:29:00

Brexit: Is this like the 2008 financial crisis?

The shocking vote by Britain to leave the European Union is creating global market turmoil. Could this be the start of another market meltdown like the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008? Or a temporary blip like 1987 or 2011?
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:16:05

The party is over (SPX, SPY, QQQ, DIA)

This time it's for real. In a stunning result the United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union. British prime minister David Cameron has resigned. Global markets are in chaos. There are, of course, nearly endless ways to dice up the significance of this result for the global economy, ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:07:47

Donald Trump Loves the Brexit

NEWS BRIEF Voters in the United Kingdom have decided to leave the European Union. And Donald Trump, who is on a two-day visit in Scotland, is embracing the move. "I think it's a great thing that happened," Trump told reporters on Friday. "People are angry, all over the world. People, ...
Priscilla Alvarez / The Atlantic   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:07:19

Obama at Global Entrepreneurship Summit Under Shadow

The president has tied himself closely to technological development, but many voters fear technology-driven globalization and job losses.
JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:00:49

Asked About Brexit's Economic Fallout, Trump Talks About His Own Properties

Arriving in Scotland on the day of the UK's momentous vote to leave the European Union, Donald Trump had a lot to say about his new golf course. Read More
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:00:31

Here's how the New York Stock Exchange is preparing for Friday's chaotic market open

It's going to be a nail-biting Friday. Global stock markets are tumbling pre-market following Britain's unprecedented vote to leave the European Union. Near 8:54 a.m. ET, Dow futures were off 495 points (2.77%), while S&P 500 futures were off 71 points (3.37%). Rich Barry, floor governor at the New York ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:00:13

UK students: We woke up feeling betrayed this morning

Oxford, UK - Gloom and disillusionment about the future rippled across the Oxford University campus today, as students woke up to not only their final exams, but to news that the British electorate voted to separate from the EU, that their Prime Minister had resigned over the so-called "Brexit," and ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:48:42

G-7, Central Bank Governors, Christine Lagarde Issue More Statements To Clam Markets

Showing once again that the world's elite has not learned any lessons from the UK Brexit, instead of focusing on the core issue at hand, namely the deterioration of the living standards of the developed world's middle class, the world's political and financial elite is instead scrambling to calm down ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:45:49

My Little Trick for Coping with a Correction

Good morning and welcome to the end of civilization as we knew it. Just kidding, but wow - what a stunning development in Europe. Even some of the people who voted for Brexit are telling reporters it was just to vent, they never thought it would actually happen. Welp... Anyway, ...
Reformed Broker   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:45:11

Some Links

( Don Boudreaux ) TweetOver at Alt-M, George Selgin shares his thoughts from the road. GMU Econ alum - and British resident - Emily Skarbek has some early thoughts on the reality of Brexit. George Will offers sage counsel to Republicans: Ditch Donald Trump. Charles Lane summarizes many of the ...
Cafe Hayek   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:43:51

Market Check: Sum of All Fears

Voters in the U.K. defied pollsters and bookies and voted in favor of Brexit, prompting Prime Minister David Cameron to resign. Questions are swirling about the fate of the European Union and, perhaps, the United Kingdom itself as a second independence referendum in Scotland looks likely. Here's a quick markets ...
Focus on Funds   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:43:39

Dow Jones futures down 500+ points

CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on how U.S. markets are responding to Brexit news.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:33:29

Thanks To Brexit Referendum, Prepare For A Flood Of New High-Yield Investment Opportunities

Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:26:37

Trump Applauds Brexit Decision, British Pound Plunges To 31-Year Low, And Four Months Inside A Private Prison

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TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:24:42

10 Friday AM Reads

Our morning Brexit train reads: • All of the most important and interesting Brexit charts, in one place (Big Picture) • Justin Fox: Do the Experts Know Anything? (Bloomberg View) • Industrial robot sales hit record (Financial Times) • Meet the Wall Street Titans Who Support - and Oppose - ...
The Big Picture   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:24:39

Capital Journal Daybreak: Six Key States in the Presidential Election, More

Today on the campaign trail and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.
WSJ Washington Wire   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:16:58

Keeping Things In Perspective

Equity guys: it could be worse - Mugatu (@MugatuCapital) June 24, 2016 Corn down 14% in 4.5 days. Unfuckingbelievable - Boyd M Brooks (@UKcorntrader) June 24, 2016 Gonna eat a whole pizza and drink a bottle of Prosecco by myself for lunch because #BREXIT - Mugatu (@MugatuCapital) June 24, 2016 ...
Climateer Investing   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:15:00

Market Turmoil: What to Watch for in Trading After Shock of

Among other things, this will be a test of whether the banking overhauls introduced after the 2008 crash are equal to the challenges ahead.
DealBook   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:10:54

Market Turmoil: What to Watch for in Trading After Shock of

Among other things, this will be a test of whether the banking overhauls introduced after the 2008 crash are equal to the challenges ahead.
PETER EAVIS / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:10:53

The week in pictures

From Brexit to killing of Sufi singer Amjad Sabri in Pakistan, here is the week's news in pictures.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:10:34

Trump Blames Obama For Brexit Vote, Says He Predicted It

Donald Trump on Friday said that President Barack Obama bore some responsibility for the UK's historic decision to leave the European Union. Read More
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:45

Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about as global markets tank (SPY, SPX, DJI, IXIC, UST, TLT, DXY, GBP, JPY)

Via Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at Jones Trading, here's a quick guide to what traders are talking about on this chaotic Friday: Morning – Wow. UK Out (51.9% to 48.1%), Those below 24years old were 75% remain, "Leave" overwhelmingly voted by those over 50. Cameron to resign within 3months ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:05

Repercussions of Britain’s Exit From the E.U.

Investors, policy makers and countries face a messy breakup with vast financial, economic and political implications.
KARL RUSSELL and JASMINE C. LEE / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 12:00:00

It's a great day for humility: James Grant

The markets were flat wrong, says James Grant, Interest Rate Observer, weighing in on the outcome of the Brexit vote and sharing his outlook on interest rates.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:55:00

Twitter to Texas, Florida: Your turn to exit

#Brexit spurs Twitterers to (seemingly jokingly) invite states to exit America.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:52:16

Donald Trump on Brexit: "I hope America is watching"

The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, and Donald Trump hopes "America is watching." After the decisive Brexit vote, which led to British Prime Minister David Cameron's resignation and the immediate and dramatic fall of global financial markets, Trump - currently at his new golf course in Scotland ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:51:32

Boris: The clown who could be king?

He is one of the the country's most popular and eccentric politicians and excels when it comes to hosting satirical television shows --but could Boris Johnson become the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:49:46

Sanders, Trump and the Brexit vote

Ray Suarez and Kasie Hunt join Morning Joe to discuss Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and the outcome of the Brexit vote.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:49:00

Abbreviated pundit roundup: Brexit, Trump visits golf course in Scotland, and more

We begin today's roundup with Joseph Schatz and Ben White at POLITICO on the shock vote in favor of a Brexit: British voters didn't just shock the world and the financial markets by voting to leave the European Union hours ago: They also ignored President Barack Obama, handed Hillary Clinton ...
Daily Kos   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:33:59

Your Money: Advice as Markets React to Take Some Deep Breaths and Don’t Do a Thing

Stocks worldwide are plunging, but don’t panic. Here are six pieces of advice to help get you through this unstable period.
RON LIEBER / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:32:45

Sanders: I will vote for Hillary in November

Sen. Bernie Sanders joins Morning Joe to discuss the Brexit vote and how he'll vote in November.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:22:37

LIVE: Trump speaks from Scotland

Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump speaks in Scotland just hours after U.K. voters backed "Brexit" and Prime Minster David Cameron resigned.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:21:26

Airbus seeks to reassure on its UK arm

Brexit vote highlights risk company could shift some British operations to continental Europe
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:20:45

Risers and Fallers, including Randgold Resources, Fresnillo. Dalradian Resources, and Proxama

After the shock Brexit vote all but 13 of FTSE100 constituents are lower on Friday. Here are a selection of big caps and others at around midday on June 24 RISERS Randgold Resources PLC (LON:RRS), up 19.98% to 7,745p as the gold giant benefitted from a rush to the safe ...
Proactive Investors   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:20:00

Trump says US is having own Brexit moment

There's a parallel between the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU and the current U.S. political climate, Donald Trump said.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:18:00

The triumph of the tabloids

There is a lot of talk right now about an angry, mainly old working class who used Brexit as a way of kicking back at an establishment that had brought them nothing but grief over the last decade. The Leave campaign managed to channel that into anger at the EU, ...
Mainly Macro   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:17:00

The remarkable parallels between the Brexit vote and the rise of Donald Trump

Most Americans were only loosely aware of Thursday's vote on a referendum that would allow Britain to formally exit the European Union, a campaign better know by its short-hand name "Brexit." That general lack of interest isn't surprising. A majority of Americans are only loosely aware of what is happening ...
The Fix   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:16:19

Quote of the Day

"I have a lot of friends living in Germany that have always been very proud Germans, to a level that you wouldn't believe." - Donald Trump, quoted by the Los Angeles Times, commenting on the ramifications of the Brexit vote.
Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:14:46

Opening Bell: 6.24.16

Brexit, Brexit, Brexit; Banks pass stress tests; Lindsay Lohan live tweets rant on European Union referendum, attacks 'Brexit' voters; and more.
Dealbreaker   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:11:55

Trump Hails Brexit Vote

Donald Trump cheered Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Politico reports. Said Trump: "They're angry over borders. They're angry over people coming into the country and taking over, and nobody even knows who they are. They're angry about many, [...]
Taegan Goddard   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:11:16

Pope says Brexit is 'will of the people'

Papal Flight, June 24 - Pope Francis said Friday the outcome of the British referendum to leave the European Union was "the will expressed by the people". He added on the flight taking him to his visit to Armenia that "this requires a great responsibility from all of us to ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:11:00

Britain in constitutional crisis after Brexit

Pound falls to 30-year low, FTSE 100 down 4.3 per cent, BoE is monitoring developments
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:08:49

USD/CAD keeps the trade above 1.3000

The greenback keeps the upside bias alive on Friday, lifting USD/CAD through the 1.3000 handle ahead of the US data. USD/CAD focus on 'Brexit', oil,
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:04:56

Morning News: June 24, 2016

U.K. Backs Brexit as Cameron Resigns After Historic Rupture World Stocks in Freefall as UK Votes for EU Exit 'Panic Is Palpable' as Markets Swoon [...]
Eddy Elfenbein   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:03:17

In pictures

The UK has voted to leave the EU - a process that has come to be known as Brexit. Here are some of the images from a historic day.
BBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:59:02

Brexit: The Crisis Begins

The Brexit vote was a stunning repudiation of neoliberalism and austerity. But what comes next?
Naked Capitalism   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:54:55

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, DJI, IXIC, TLT, TLO, USD, DXY, GBP, JPY, TWLO, JPM)

Good morning on this historic Friday. Here's what you need to know: Brexit wins. Britain voted on Thursday to leave the European Union in a record turnout for a UK poll. The final results showed 51.9% voted to leave the EU versus 48.1% that voted for Britain to stay. The ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:47:34

'I need a minute': Panel reacts to Trump...

Donald Trump speaks from Turnberry, Scotland, briefly discussing Brexit before discussing his golf course. The Morning Joe panel responds.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:46:24

How foreigners became the convenient scapegoat of the referendum campaign

The Brexit campaign was never really about the EU or even immigration. It was about foreigners. Foreigners became a scapegoat for all the things that are not working properly - including the NHS and in schools. But the government could not have confronted this use of xenophobia, writes Rodney Barker. ...
British Politics and Policy at LSE   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:43:09

Is Boris Johnson trying out for PM role?

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson spoke Friday about the results of the Brexit vote, and the Morning Joe panel wonders if Johnson is trying out for prime minister.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:36:59

Donald Trump Hails U.K.'s 'Brexit' Vote

Donald Trump Friday hailed the United Kingdom's vote to withdraw from the European Union, saying that Americans will face a similar opportunity in the fall's presidential election to vote to "reject today's rule by the global elite" and for policies "that put our citizens first."
WSJ Washington Wire   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:34:45

Britons 'took their country back' in Brexit vote: Trump

Donald Trump said Britons had taken back control of their country on Friday, after they voted to leave the European Union.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:32:00

People don't know why they Brexited

Why did the U.K. Brexit? why? According to Google, a lot of voters aren't really sure.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:31:00

Trump Hails Brexit as a Great Thing

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in Scotland to reopen a golf resort on Friday, said Britons "took back control of their country" by voting to leave the European Union. The presumptive Republican nominee, who turned 70 this month, stopped to take a couple of questions from reporters after arriving ...
OANDA   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:18:54

Trump Applauds Brexit: US Can Reject Rules From 'Global Elites' In November

Donald Trump on Friday morning praised the United Kingdom's decision to leave the European Union, drawing a parallel to the 2016 presidential election in the United States. "The people of the United Kingdom have exercised the sacred right of all free peoples. They have declared their independence from the European ...
TPM   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:16:02

Donald Trump applauds Brexit vote, says America is next to 're-declare independence'

Donald Trump landed in Scotland on Friday to take care of some golf business, and immediately upon landing, he offered his endorsement of the UK vote to leave the European Union : Just arrived in Scotland. Place is going wild over the vote. They took their country back, just like ...
The Week   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:15:51

USD/JPY moves back to 103.00, volatility to remain elevated

Following an extreme reaction to the final outcome of the Brexit referendum, the USD/JPY pair has managed to recover over 500-pips from session lows t
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:15:30

Op-Ed Columnist: Chappatte on Britain’s Vote to Leave

Brexit becomes reality.
PATRICK CHAPPATTE / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:14:38

Gibraltar is Spanish!

Foreign minister hails Brexit decision as way to recover the Rock
Rubén Amón / EL PAÍS   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:10:27

BORIS JOHNSON: This vote does not mean the UK would be in any way less united

Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London and a prominent proponent of Brexit, is speaking after the UK voted to leave the European Union. "This Thursday, I believe the British people have spoken up for democracy," Johnson said, "and I think we should be very proud of the result." The ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:09:35

GET UP TO SPEED: The world just changed

While America slept and Asia worked, the shape of Europe changed.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:08:25

Trump Issues Statement On Brexit: "They Took Their Country Back, We Will Take America Back"

After last night's historic referendum which saw the UK vote to leave the European Union, US Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump has both tweeted... Just arrived in Scotland. Place is going wild over the vote. They took their country back, just like we will take America back. No games! - ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:59

'This will have tremendous ripple effects'

Top Talkers: The Morning Joe panel discusses the results of the Brexit vote and the impact it will have in England and beyond.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:00:19

Lloyds CEO memo to staff: 'Contingency planning underway'

The CEO of Lloyds Banking Group moved to reassure staff that the bank's contingency plans in event of a Brexit were being activated. In a memo to staff seen by Business Insider, Antonion Horta–Osorio said Lloyds was "one of the UK's best capitalised banks and with our contingency planning programme ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:55:31

Victory For Brexit 'Leave' Forces Shows The Power Of Donald Trump's Message In America

Last night in a consequential referendum, Great Britain voted to leave the European Union. From a policy standpoint, there were meritorious reasons for Britain to remain, and also for Britain to leave. But what's telling about the 'Leave' victory is the politics of the vote. The same forces animating American ...
Avik Roy, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:45:00

Vote Divides Families, Colleagues Into Opposing Sides

The question of whether the U.K. should end its four-decade bond with Europe has divided families, workplaces and communities.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:40:46

ASOS site crashes for more than 12 hours

The Sterling is down, European Union citizens' mood is down, and now one of Europe's biggest online clothing retailers is down too. ASOS' website crashed overnight, leaving Brits desperate for a spot of retail therapy to help them deal with news of a Brexit with one less place to splurge. ...
Times of Malta   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:36:00

Does 'Brexit' vote mean Trump will win?

There's good news and bad news for Trump in the British vote.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:34:34

U.S. Markets Could Open Higher As Futures Rally

The effects of the Brexit on U.S. markets could be short lived. Futures have rallied off bottoms set just after the vote was announced. What the event will do to the American financial world and... 247wallst American flags
24/7 Wall St.   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:17:15

Trump applauds Brexit vote

"They took back control of their country. It's a great thing," Trump said of the U.K. vote to leave the EU.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:17:00

HKMA Chief: Hong Kong Dollar, Interest Rates Remain Stable

Exchange rates remained stable in Hong Kong in the wake of a U.K. vote to leave the European Union, the chief executive of the city's foreign-exchange regulator said.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:15:33

Political Calculus: Why the Surprise Over Don’t Blame the Polls

The referendum joins a long list of election forecasting errors. But this one was a bit different: It was not a big polling failure.
NATE COHN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:14:42

Eight stories we're watching today

In the news today: Brexit, David Cameron, financial markets, a royal visit to Fort McMurray The post Eight stories we're watching today appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Canadian Press / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:09:15

Trump on Brexit vote: 'People are angry'

Donald Trump leaves the campaign trail to visit his golf course in Scotland, and he spoke briefly with the press. NBC News' Katy Tur reports.
MSNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 09:09:10

Donald Trump on Brexit: 'They took back their country, it's a great thing.'

Donald Trump salutes United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union The post Donald Trump on Brexit: 'They took back their country, it's a great thing.' appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:46:58

BoE: Brexit will not cause financial crisis

Governor says UK's central bank is well prepared and has firepower
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:43:29

SHOCK: What just happened? UK faces up to momentous decision

As dawn broke over the UK Friday, Britons woke to the tremors of a political earthquake the likes of which most had never felt before.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:41:37

Donald Trump: 'Brexit is a good thing'

Donald Trump says the UK vote to leave the EU is "a good thing" as he lands in Scotland open his Turnberry golf resort.
BBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:34:33

After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis

Peter Foster / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:31:13

"Don't Try To Be A Hero Today" Veteran Trader Warns Is Paramount"

With knife-catching "value" investors proclaiming yesterday that any dip today would be an opportunity, it appears once again that faced with the reality of Brexit blowback, no one (not even the central banks) are buying the f##king dip). As Bloomberg's Mark Cudmore exclaims "Don't be a hero," to those value-investors, ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:15:00

Hold your nerve, financial advisers tell small investors

Advisers urge calm following Brexit vote, but warn of market volatility for years to come The message from financial advisers this morning to bewildered small investors is "hold your nerve," while demanding that central bankers around the world act urgently to calm markets. Jason Hollands, managing director of wealth management ...
Patrick Collinson / Guardian   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:14:16

Trip to UK now much cheaper

A trip to the UK has become more affordable for Australians, as the Brexit vote causes a sharp plunge in the pound.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:36:24

Gold Spikes Most In 7 Years To 27-Month Highs

Bonds & Bullion are manically bid overnight as the last 5 days of complacent risk-on exuberance has collapsed into a worst-case-scenario "Brexit" raising doubts about the EU's sustability and dragging central bank experimental ideas into farce... This is the biggest spike in gold in 7 years back to 27-month highs... ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:30:00

In the papers: AstraZeneca, M&G, Meggitt

The Times Markets rally as traders bet all out on Remain: Shares rose in London as investors backed a Remain vote, sending the FTSE 100 to a two-month high. Across Europe and in New York stocks climbed on the assumption that a Brexit result was unlikely. Flu-vaccine snub to cost ...
Proactive Investors   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:26:00

Beaufort Securities Breakfast Alert: Armadale Capital, Amphion Innovations, Meggitt, DS Smith, Tesco

Markets Europe The FTSE-100 finished yesterday's session 1.23% higher at 6,338.10, whilst the FTSE AIM All-Share index closed 0.64% higher at 726.92. In continental Europe, markets ended sharply higher, led by gains in auto and banking stocks. Investors closely watched the developments related to the Brexit vote. France's CAC 40 ...
Proactive Investors   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:10:00

Polish finance ministry will not intervene on FX market -deputy minister

WARSAW, June 24 (Reuters) - The Polish finance ministry will not intervene to half the slide of the zloty following Britain's vote to quit the European Union (EU), deputy Finance Minister Piotr Nowak...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:28:21

Identity trumps economics

Support for Brexit came mainly from disadvantaged parts of England, writes Matthew Goodwin
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:21:08

US Dollar retreats from highs, back near 96.00

The greenback, tracked by the US Dollar Index, has advanced to fresh tops in the mid-96.00s following the 'Brexit' vote at the UK Referendum. US Doll
Pablo Piovano / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 06:15:03

An unprecedented act of self-sabotage

Never has a nation relegated itself into obscurity with such needless, reckless abandon. Brexit is an unprecedented act of self-sabotage: never has a nation relegated itself into obscurity with such needless, reckless abandon. The country has opted for a form of ritual suicide, but one which will destroy others in ...
Open Democracy   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:47:08

Bleedin' 'Ell, Nigel's only gone and done it

There's one individual to credit for Brexit, one Nigel Farage. No, most certainly not, I do not credit him with convincing everyone. But we would never even have been allowed to answer the question, it would never have been posed, ... read more
Tim Worstall   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:41:43

Global reaction pours in over 'Brexit' vote

U.K. broadcasters predict Britain voted to leave the 28-nation European Union in a historic referendum.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:11:01

All bets are off

The United Kingdom was not supposed to leave the European Union. For weeks, despite volatile poll swings, the conventional wisdom held that once Britons went into polling places, they'd choose the perceived rational option: Stay with the safe option, remain in the EU. On Thursday night, UK voters handed conventional ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 05:10:24

Australian PM - period of uncertainty ahead

Australian PM Turnbull was on the wires stating there will be a period of instability and uncertainty in markets after Brexit. His comments come afte
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:59:18

After Brexit and Trump, it's time to stop trusting our guts and start trusting the polls

There's much to be said about Brexit - start with Tim Lee's rundown of what comes next, and Matt Yglesias's look at the winners and losers. But here's a simple lesson from the GOP primaries and from Brexit: polling is proving a much better guide to political outcomes right now ...
Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:52:24

Further reading

Elsewhere on Friday, - Possible names for EU exits for all members of the EU. We were going to make this a Brexit free zone, but we're allowing ourselves one. - Also, ok, this one on why sense will prevail in the EU and the markets. - Hedge fund still ...
FT Alphaville   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:50:57

FTSE - meltdown continues, futures down 10%

FTSE futures have extended losses to 10% as a markets face a plenty of political and economic uncertainty after Brexit. Will UK economy drop into rec
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:50:18

Thursday's Results In The Wall Street Bucket Shops

#SubscriberNotes have been updated on the website. Brexit wins, sends stocks plunging, bonds soaring.
Market Clues   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:21:00

Brexiters found fizz as victory approached

North-east results gave Leave camp hope and added buzz to free bar and bunting
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:16:22

The U.K. Voted "Leave," and We Are Truly in Uncharted Waters

And the Brexit campaign has won. Both the BBC and ITV have called Great Britain's referendum on whether to secede from the European Union in favor of the "leave" campaign, defying early polls that suggested the country would choose to stay, and sending financial markets into tumult. We are truly ...
Moneybox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:15:20

'Brexit' Expected to Rattle U.S. Economy, Shake Its Influence

Britain's exit from the European Union is expected to jolt the U.S. economy, likely rattling restive equity markets and driving up the value of the dollar. It could also weaken U.S. diplomatic leverage in Europe and upend the corporate strategies of U.S. companies based in London.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:07:59

What next for businesses after Brexit

Companies will be putting contingency plans into action - or scrambling to make them
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:07:50

EUR/GBP clocks 2-year high, Brexit a done deal

EUR/GBP cross clocked a 2-year high of 0.8216 after speculation gathered pace that Brexit is pretty much a done deal. The cross currently trades arou
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:05:53

What would 'Brexit' mean for you

CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:04:59

EUR/USD thrashed on Brexit favouritism, but holds above March lows

With markets presuming a Brexit victory, the EUR/USD pair ran through fresh selling pressure alongside renewed risk-aversion wave in the equities, sen
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:04:22

British media: 'Leave' side will win EU vote

Predictions say Britain has voted to leave the 28-nation European Union in a historic referendum The post British media: 'Leave' side will win EU vote appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:03:20

Sterling and stocks in freefall as UK on brink of Brexit

Carnage came to world markets this morning as major television networks said Britain had voted to leave the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Such a body blow to global confidence could well prevent the Federal Reserve from raising interest rates as planned ...
Reuters / Times of Malta   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:03:00

Pound falls 10% as Brexit reality dawns

Sterling tumbles below $1.35 as Leave camp lead in the count
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:02:59

UK: Leave now favoured as Brexit fear looms - TDS

Research Team at TDS, suggests that their models now suggest a small Leave majority with about 60% of all votes counted, Leave is ahead by 51.6%. Key
Sandeep Kanihama / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:00:48

Chappatte on Britain’s Vote to Leave

Brexit becomes reality.
PATRICK CHAPPATTE / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:00:00

Turbulence and Uncertainty for the Market After

Britain’s vote to leave the Europe Union kicks off a fraught and unpredictable process likely to spook investors around the world.
DealBook   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:59:30

Turbulence and Uncertainty for the Market After

Britain’s vote to leave the Europe Union kicks off a fraught and unpredictable process likely to spook investors around the world.
PETER S. GOODMAN / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:59:29

BBC Projects Brexit Win; DJIA Futures Down 600 Points

In one of the most stunning upsets ever, the BBC is projecting that the U.K. has voted to leave the European Union, sending global markets into free fall. U.S. stock futures are down massively, with Dow Jones Industrial Futures trading off 600 points shortly before midnight Friday EDT. S&P Futures ...
Randall Forsyth / Stocks To Watch   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:59:25

Oil crashing 7%, Brexit almost confirmed

Risk-aversion remains at its peak, hammering risky assets across the financial markets amid news of Leave having won the EU referendum. BBC Radio jus
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:53:02

BBC Declares Brexit Winner

History in the making... The post BBC Declares Brexit Winner appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
guidobard / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:49:59

Early Brexit results prompts the UK pound to plunge

Nigel Farage, initially pessimistic about 'leave,' changes his tune, sending currency tumbling The post Early Brexit results prompts the UK pound to plunge appeared first on Macleans.ca .
The Associated Press / Macleans   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:48:18

World after Brexit: Here's what happens next

Once the process begins, there's no going back.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:48:00

Benchmark 10-year JGB yield falls to record low on Brexit fears

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) - The yield on the benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond fell to a record low on Friday, as voting returns suggested Britain has opted to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:45:18

Nikkei 225 plummets -7.3%, 15k mark tested

The Japanese stocks are bearing the brunt of the potential Brexit as the Leave camp continues to lead the vote count results, with the latest showing
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:44:53

BILL GROSS ON BREXIT: 'Populists storm The City's gates'

Janus Capital's bond guru Bill Gross has commented on the Brexit vote. As of 11:30 p.m. ET, the "Leave" vote has taken an unexpected lead and appears to be on track to win the night. Markets are going wild and the ramifications are just being grasped. Gross, for his part, ...
Bob Bryan / Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:40:44

MONEY MARKETS-As Brexit fears mount, traders see little chance of US rate hike until 2018

NEW YORK, June 23- U.S. short-term interest rates futures added to earlier gains in late U.S. trading on Thursday, as fears about Britain's exit from the European Union spurred traders to consider the Federal Reserve would hold interest rates through at least early 2018.. Federal funds futures briefly implied traders ...
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:37:00

Japan's Aso will hold news conference at 4.15 GMT

Japanese finance minister Taro Aso has called in a news conference at 0415 GMT, in light of the Brexit-led slump in USD/JPY to more than 2-yr lows off
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:36:46

G-7 finance leaders will take 'all necessary steps to calm markets' if the UK votes to leave

TOKYO (Reuters) - Group of Seven finance leaders will issue a statement stressing their readiness to take all necessary steps to calm markets if Britain votes to exit the European Union, said government officials with direct knowledge of the preparations. Finance authorities of the G7 advanced economies are negotiating a ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:34:37

Brexit b(r)eckons

Well, it's 11 pm NY (4 am UK time) and you probably don't need Macro Man to tell you what's going on. Given the voting percentages and turnout figures, it's looking very much like Leave will win, contrary to all expectations 24 hours ago. As the market's conviction on the ...
Macro Man / Macro Man   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:34:00

EU Referendum - Market shockwaves as results point to Brexit

Pound plunges to 30-year low as Leave camp pulls ahead
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:32:51

EU referendum: The claims that could have won it for Brexit, fact checked

Ashley Kirk / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:30:38

GBP/JPY slumps -13%, weakest since Dec 2012 as Brexit priced-in

With the probability of Leave leading the vote count increasing each passing minutes, the GBP/JPY cross continues to face double whammy from both a st
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:30:30

Brexit is not the end of the world as we know it

As I write this at 8:30 pm California time, some 70% of the UK Brexit votes have been counted, and "Leave" is winning 51.5% to 48.4%. The betting odds on "Leave" are now approaching 100%, up from just 11% only 24 hours ago. It appears the UK will be leaving ...
Scott Grannis / Calafia Beach Pundit   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:30:00

British pound plummets to 30-year low amid 'Brexit' vote

The British pound plummeted to a 30-year low as markets fell sharply on early results in the United Kingdom's referendum on its European Union membership.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:29:36

Brexit: Odds of a British exit are surging on betting markets

In the last few days, betting markets were pretty confident that British voters would reject Brexit - a British exit from the EU. A few hours ago, they showed the odds of Britain leaving the UK around just 20 percent. But in the last few hours, as voting results have ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:29:31

Japan FinMin Aso to hold news conference at 0415 GMT as yen surges

Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said he would hold a news conference at 0415 GMT on Friday as the yen surges against the dollar.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:29:00

Brexit Live - Remain Leads Pound Crashes As Lehman Crisis Is Rekindled

We do not usually do breaking news at 11:00 PM EST at night but these events could be Lehman style and are at least for now pretty significant making for a potential fun weekend. Things will change so we will [...]
Value Walk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:26:40

Brexit more likely, Leave edges ahead in EU referendum

EU referendum results are close but the Remain campaign appears to be failing to pick up enough support.
Al Jazeera   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:26:10

Brexit vote- Birmingham votes to leave -ITV

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Birmingham has voted to leave the European Union in Thursday's membership referendum, an ITV reporter said on Twitter.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:25:07

UK pound hits 31-year low on Brexit vote

LONDON - British pound sterling collapsed to the lowest point since 1985 on Brexit results Thursday evening.
Bangkok Post   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:25:00

UPDATE 1-Bankers take fright as UK vote count points to Brexit

* But banks fear losing right to serve EU customers (Recasts to reflect votes to leave the EU ahead)
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:24:16

These are your markets. These are your markets on Brexit

Updating as this is being called for Leave: Tin hats folks. Get them on. - David Keohane (@DavidKeo) June 24, 2016 Continue reading: These are your markets. These are your markets on Brexit
David Keohane / FT Alphaville   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:23:39

Brexit: Where the alarm lies

Britain's EU referendum has prompted a global outpouring of warnings in recent months about the potential consequences of Brexit, ranging from the gloomy to the downright apocalyptic. End of Western civilization? European Council President Donald Tusk gave perhaps the most dramatic of any warning from a global leader, suggesting last ...
Japan Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:23:22

Brexit

Put very simply, over half the votes have been counted, and Remain are not winning by enough in their strongholds.The pound has crashed.That tells you that the markets think that the Brexiteers have won, and I have to say that looks right to me (so much for my earlier prediction). ...
Andrew Stuttaford / National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:22:36

Brexit vote- Bristol votes less strongly than expected for remain

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The city of Bristol in western England voted less strongly than expected to remain in the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:20:09

Nigel Farage "Dares to Dream" Brexit Victory

"Dare to dream that the dawn is breaking on an independent United Kingdom." Still no word from Vote Leave... The post Nigel Farage "Dares to Dream" Brexit Victory appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
guidobard / Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:17:17

Bitcoin Price Spikes to $650 as Outlook Shifts for 'Brexit'

The price of bitcoin is rising at press time, passing the $650 mark just a day after dropping to a weekly low of $550.
Pete Rizzo / CoinDesk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:12:50

Early 'Brexit' referendum results send yen soaring to an almost 2½-year high

The yen soared above 100, the highest in 2½ years, as early results from the U.K.'s referendum favored leaving the European Union, spurring demand for this year's best-performing major currency as a haven. The yen reversed earlier losses and surged against the dollar, climbing against all its major peers, after ...
Japan Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:10:46

EUR/CHF is approaching 1.07 handle

Heightened Brexit fears are pushing the regional safe haven Swiss Franc higher against the single currency. The pair is just a few pips short of 1.07
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:08:45

Shares and $A plunge as Brexit looms

The share market is tumbling and the Aussie plummeting as a Brexit leads the vote count in the UK.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:07:12

Treasury yields are imploding (TLT, TLO)

Treasurys spiked and their yields plunged on Thursday as part of the stunning global-market reaction to the initial EU referendum results. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell as many as 19 basis points to as low as 1.55%, a level not seen since mid-2012. The drop was ...
Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:02:48

Has Britain Declared Independence?

It appears, at this writing, that the "Leave" vote will prevail, and Great Britain will vote to leave the European Union. I confess that I feel some trepidation at the result: it seems a leap into the unknown, and it doubtless will produce some economic uncertainties for the U.K. But ...
Dan McLaughlin / National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:00:08

Dollar falls below 100 yen on Brexit fears

TOKYO - The US dollar dropped below the 100 yen line for the first time since November of 2013 on Thursday, after local media reported results so far have shown the Leave vote leading in the British referendum on its EU membership.
Bangkok Post   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:00:00

Brexit vote- Manchester votes less strongly than expected for remain -PA

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The city of Manchester in northern England voted less strongly than expected to remain in the European Union in Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:59:52

Gold jumps above $1300 with 'leave' in lead

Increased Brexit fears and the resulting risk aversion indicated by the FTSE futures and Dow futures pushed gold above $1300/Oz. The metal clocked a
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:56:51

THE YEN IS GOING INSANE

The Japanese yen just went through the roof. The currency was up by 12.4% against the British pound at 138.25 per pound as of 10:54 p.m. ET (3:54 p.m. BST). And it was up about by as much as 4.7% at 100.66 per dollar as of 10:46 p.m. ET (3:46 ...
Elena Holodny / Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:53:00

Yen briefly trades below 100 against dollar; Nikkei futures tumble

Asia markets were lower in volatile trade on Friday, as early results from the U.K. referendum poll leaned towards a Brexit.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:52:00

British pound plummets 8% amid 'Brexit' vote

The British pound plummeted 8% as stock markets seesawed on early results in the United Kingdom's referendum on its European Union membership that showed the contest favoring the "leave" side.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:51:56

UPDATE 1-Brexit vote- Neath Port Talbot votes to leave - PA

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Neath Port Talbot in south Wales, which had been predicted to be one of the 15 closest results in Britain's European Union membership referendum, voted strongly to leave...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:51:23

Global Shares Drop as Traders Watch Vote

Asian markets inched lower as the results trickled in on Britain’s referendum, and the British currency plummeted.
DealBook   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:50:19

Brexit or Bremain: Either way, the UK is set for political turmoil

Rifts in the U.K.'s political landscape will remain a problem, regardless of whether Britain exits the EU, a strategist warned.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:49:00

Brexit vote- Sheffield unexpectedly votes narrowly to leave EU - PA

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The city of Sheffield in northern England unexpectedly voted narrowly in favour of leaving the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:43:43

HISTORIC BREAKING 80% Probability of Brexit LEAVE Win

A huge upset is developing in Britain. Based on the latest referendum voting results, according to ITV, there is now an 80% chance that the Brexit LEAVE will win in Great Britain. It will come down to the wire though.
Robert Wenzel / Economic Policy Journal   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:42:00

What Brookings experts are saying about Brexit

UPDATED, 6/23 Polls are now closed in the United Kingdom, where voters chose whether to leave or remain in the European Union. The result is expected early Friday. The choice on "Brexit" will have significant economic and political consequences no matter the outcome. Brookings scholars have been analyzing and commenting ...
Fred Dews / Brookings   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:40:00

Plunge deepens as Brexit opens up wider lead

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:39:21

Pound falls 6% as market takes fright at Brexit

Sterling slips below $1.40 as Brexit vote appears increasingly likely
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:38:29

GBP/USD plummets below 1.40 once again, Brexit a done deal?

The recovery in the GBP/USD pair lost steam in a fraction of seconds and the major plummeted once again to fresh multi-year lows to 1.3975, in a knee-
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:38:04

Britain Counts Tens of Millions of Ballots Cast in E.U. Referendum

The vote on Britain’s continued membership in the European Union sent currency traders scrambling and the pound first up and then down.
SEWELL CHAN / Sewell Chan   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:33:28

Brexit vote- Neath Port Talbot votes to leave -PA

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Neath Port Talbot in south Wales, which had been predicted to be one of the 15 closest results in Britain's European Union membership referendum, voted strongly to leave...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:30:38

Bremain/Brexit: In The Balance

The pound/dollar continues to tell the story:Basically the Brexiteers have been winning by far bigger margins in the regions where they were expected to do well. That makes this a good time to look at a perceptive article by John Harris in The Guardian from last week. Remember that he ...
Andrew Stuttaford / National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:29:22

GBP/AUD tanks increased odds of 'Brexit'

GBP/AUD dropped to a fresh session low of 1.8755 as 'exit' vote is in lead again. As per the UK TV station ITV the probability of Brexit now stands a
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:28:40

Gold: Back to highs as Brexit favoured

Gold benefited from the persisting uncertainty surrounding the Brexit vote results, with the bulls looking to regain $ 1300 mark as Leave takes back t
Dhwani Mehta / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:27:12

Shares tumble as Brexit looks possible

The UK vote on its future in the EU is weighing on risk-sentiment and has pushed the Australian share market lower.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:26:59

30-year JGB yield falls to record low on knife-edge Brexit vote

TOKYO, June 24 (Reuters) - The yield on the 30-year Japanese government bond fell to a record low on Friday, as early voting returns suggested British could opt to leave the European Union.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:25:41

$A on rollercoaster Brexit ride

The Aussie dollar has plunged from two-month highs in choppy trade driven by turbulent early results in the UK's referendum on European Union membership.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:23:45

Brexit: Latest Update: We've Seen the Bounce - TDS

Analysts at TD Securities predicts a REMAIN win (estimated range is 50.2% to 51.4% Remain).
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:12:19

Dow futures slip as markets fear 'Brexit'

Dow futures are down more than 1% as referendum results so far show a fierce battle is on between 'exit' and 'remain' camp. As per the latest reports
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:10:45

DEAD HEAT AT 10 PM

I literally just deleted an entire post that I wrote on the Brexit polling because things are moving just that fast. About 40 minutes ago I wrote that the British pound was down 5%, (NOW DOWN 3%) its biggest move in history, because the BREXIT folks were WAY ahead of ...
UpsideTrader   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:09:22

Brexit vote- Liverpool weaker than expected vote for Remain

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The city of Liverpoool in northwest England voted less strongly than expected to remain in the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:02:08

Brexit, the UK referendum that could tear Europe apart, explained

Voting has finished on "Brexit" - referendum on whether Britain should exit the European Union. Results are still being counted, but it looks like there's a serious possibility that voters could vote to leave. If that happens, it will cost the EU one of its largest and wealthiest members. The ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:00:00

Global markets volatile on deadlocked 'Brexit' vote

Stocks markets seesawed as early results in the United Kingdom's referendum on its European Union membership showed the contest was balanced on a knife edge early Friday.
USA Today   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:56:45

Some betting odds reverse, predicting Brexit

For much of the period leading up to Thursday's referendum, gambling markets had pointed solidly in favor of the U.K. staying in the EU.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:54:00

Brexit vote- Parliamentary bellwether Nuneaton votes strongly for Leave

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Nuneaton in central England, considered a bellwether seat in parliamentary elections, strongly voted to leave the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:53:56

S&P Futures Plunge on Brexit Dead Heat; Treasuries Rally

Standard & Poor's e-mini futures are seeing massive swings, trading down over 1% but well off their lows, as the vote tally in the U.K. referendum on whether to remain in the European Union was too close to call. Shortly before 3 AM London time, the vote was 49.7% for ...
Randall Forsyth / Stocks To Watch   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:53:31

Lindsay Lohan Brexit Twitter is the best Twitter

As the results of Britain's historic vote on whether to leave the European Union began to trickle in this evening, tense poll watchers on social media were treated to a rather bizarre yet remarkably delightful surprise: It turns out that adored child star turned tabloid enfant terrible Lindsay Lohan is ...
Jennifer Williams / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:52:26

Brexit: what happens if Britain leaves the EU

We don't know how Thursday's referendum on Brexit - British exit from the European Union - will turn out. But early results don't look good for supporters of British membership in the European Union. As it's dawned on people that Brexit might really happen, a lot of people are suddenly ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:50:03

Brexit: The best ways to follow the UK's crucial vote on leaving the EU

The United Kingdom is counting votes in its critical vote on whether to remain in the European Union or leave it in a "Brexit". So far, it's looking like a very good night for the "Leave" camp - and a bad night for the European project and the world economy. ...
Libby Nelson / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:47:57

Bonds and gold well-bid on too close to call Brexit vote

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:47:39

Brexit: markets in shock

RARELY can the market mood have changed so quickly. As the EU referendum polls closed at 10pm, investors were confident of a Remain win. The opinion polls released during the day, and at the close, showed Remain with a decent lead. Gambling markets showed that the probability of a Remain ...
Philip Coggan   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:47:15

Economic Scene: After Brexit Vote, a Choice for Europe: Move Forward, or Fall Back

Europe itself lacks a firm democratic foundation, leaving voters to express dissatisfaction only by supporting extremist political movements.
EDUARDO PORTER / NY Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:45:31

Brexit: The best argument for Britain to leave the European Union

Poll results have started to come in in this week's historic vote on Brexit - British exit from the EU. And it's looking like there's a real possibility that the United Kingdom will vote to leave. Many people view this as a disaster for the European Union. But Andrew Lilico, ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:45:00

Treasury yields hit one-week low on 'Brexit' fears

Treasury prices rose in Asia, pushing the yields to one-week low after early poll results in UK showed 'exit' vote in lead. The yield on the benchmar
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:44:06

Baht falls, Tokyo stocks drop 3% on Brexit concern

The baht fell along with the Mexican peso and South Africa's rand as early tallies in the U.K.'s referendum on European Union membership signaled the vote remains too close to call.
Bangkok Post   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:43:00

How we calculated our extrapolated Brexit vote shares

ELECTION nights usually mean instant gratification: exit-poll results are often available immediately after the last vote is cast. But tonight's referendum on Britain's membership of the EU is an exception.
Graphic Detail   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:39:21

Markets crumble on Brexit shocker

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:39:07

Brexit vote-London's Wandsworth stronger than expected for Remain

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Wandsworth in London voted more strongly than expected in favour of staying in the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:35:13

What to Watch as the U.K. Goes to Polls

Opinion polls suggest the EU referendum is too close to call. With little in the way of precedent for a vote like this in the U.K., here are some clues to watch for as votes are counted.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:31:02

Gold making fresh highs on wild moves to the upside on Brexit results

Gold has rallied on the risk-off aspect while the vote is almost neck and neck, with 51% to remain vs 49% to leave...
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:30:30

Traders Maintain a Close Eye on Vote

Asian markets were inching downward as the results trickled in on Britain’s referendum.
DealBook   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:30:11

Brexit: when polls close and what happens next

British voters are going to the polls to vote on a question that will have profound implications for the future of both their country and the rest of Europe: should Britain remain part of the European Union, or should it leave the EU and reclaim full sovereignty? The vote has ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:29:00

EU referendum results live: Brexit most likely outcome says leading pollster

Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:27:51

Brexit vote- Oxford votes less strongly than expected for remain

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The British city of Oxford voted less strongly than expected to remain in the European Union at Thursday's membership referendum, official results showed.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:25:05

What Happens to the British Prime Minister If 'Brexit' Wins?

If the British public votes to leave the European Union, U.K. politics could be thrown into turmoil. Prime Minister David Cameron, who called the referendum and spearheaded the campaign to remain in the EU, would likely face calls to step down.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:20:52

Brexit vote shaking $A, shares

The Australian dollar is on a roller-coaster ride as emerging results in the UK Brexit vote swing from an implied win for remaining or exiting the EU.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:19:13

GBP/JPY clocks fresh three-year low

GBP/JPY cross dropped to a fresh three-year low of 144.99 after Betfair put implied probability of Brexit at 51%. GBP selling gathered pace after the
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:18:24

Brexit's Real Impact Would Be Gradual and Global

Anxious prognosticators worry a British vote to leave the European Union will tank the country's financial markets and precipitate a recession. Those predictions are largely guesses, and probably overwrought. The greater consequences are more subtle, gradual, and global, Greg Ip writes.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:10:50

US stock futures are getting slammed after early Brexit surprises (SPX, SPY)

After early surprises in the UK's EU referendum, US stock futures have turned negative. Near 9:05 p.m. ET, S&P 500 futures were down by as much as 16 points to below 2,090 on Thursday evening after having moved higher earlier tonight following surprising results from Newcastle and Sunderland. On Thursday, ...
Myles Udland / Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:06:00

Historian: This is the end of UK

One of Britain's most prominent historians, Simon Schama, says detestation of immigration is the driving force behind Britons wanting to leave the European Union.
CNN   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:05:54

What happens if Remain wins and we stay in the EU after referendum vote?

Matthew Holehouse / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:05:20

Brexit vote-counting is a nail-biter

LONDON - Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union was too close to call early Friday, with no clear signal whether Remain or Leave would prevail.
Bangkok Post   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:02:00

Brexit vote: UK polls live

Sterling falls after results show Leave making headway
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:00:17

TREASURIES-U.S. bond prices rise as early Brexit results show 'Leave' leads

NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury prices rose in late U.S. trading on Thursday, as early official results showed Britons supporting their nation to exit the European Union had a narrow...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:57:36

Aust shares slip on Brexit nervousness

The Australian share market has slipped lower in early trade as the UK vote on whether it will remain in the EU weighs on sentiment.
SMH   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:57:03

Brexit battle reveals a divided nation

Leave voters were fuelled by fear of immigration and mistrust of elites and experts
FT   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:55:52

Early signs put 'Leave' camp in rainy Brexit vote lead but polls point to ultimate 'Remain' victory

Opinion polls suggest that Britons have voted in a referendum to stay in the European Union, but the first few official results on Friday put the Brexit campaign ahead, prompting wild swings in the value of the pound. With results in from the first five of 382 voting districts, those ...
Japan Times   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:55:00

A Brexit Cliffhanger? (Continuously Updated.)

( Steven Hayward ) Early results on Brexit show a very tight contest, with Leave and Remain going back and forth in the lead like the Warriors and Cavaliers in Game 7. But less than 4 percent of the vote has been counted as of this moment, and none of ...
Steven Hayward / Power Line   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:52:05

Friday: Brexit Result, Durable Goods, Consumer Sentiment

To track the Brexit vote, here is a great spreadsheet updated frequently from At 8:30 AM ET, Durable Goods Orders for May from the Census Bureau. The consensus is for a 0.7% decrease in durable goods orders.• At 10:00 AM, University of Michigan's Consumer sentiment index (final for June). The ...
Bill McBride / Calculated Risk   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:52:00

Lindsay Lohan is frantically tweeting her thoughts on Brexit, and Twitter is going wild

The results from the UK's EU referendum are rolling in, and the "Leave" camp has gotten surprising momentum in early results. Following notable surprises from Newcastle and Sunderland, the British pound was falling and stocks were selling off as the prospect of a 'Leave' vote came more into focus. And ...
Myles Udland / Money Game   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:51:04

Brexit vote- Almost 70 pct of voters in Hartlepool back leaving EU - BBC

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Almost 70 percent of voters in Hartlepool in northeast England have backed Britain leaving the European Union in Thursday's membership referendum, the BBC reported.
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:49:03

Lindsay Lohan has opinions about Brexit

Actress Lindsay Lohan implored the Brits among her 9.28 million Twitter followers to and vote to remain in the bloc.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:47:00

Oil, gold choppy as Brexit exit poll results sway sentiment

Prices of oil and gold were choppy in early Asian trade as early Brexit referendum poll results were neck-and-neck.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:45:00

Brexit: Um...

Too early to revise my earlier prediction, but there are some very interesting early results coming out...After nearly fifteen years, this is my first attempt at importing a picture on this Corner (so apologies if this is a mess) but take a look at how the pound is moving against ...
Andrew Stuttaford / National Review   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:41:24

Investors need a clearer Brexit outcome picture: Trader

Markets are in a volatile state but London's results ought to stabilize investor sentiment, says Gavin Parry from Parry International Trading.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:41:00

What happens if the UK leaves the EU? We reveal what to expect if Brexit happens

Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:38:46

Oil falls after early returns show close Brexit vote

Oil prices fell after voting ended in a UK referendum on whether to stay in the European Union, with early returns indicating a close result.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:29:00

UPDATE 2-Sterling plunges as early EU vote counts hint at Brexit

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Sterling plunged more than six cents against the dollar on Friday after early EU referendum vote counts in two north-eastern cities in England suggested Britons may have...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:28:33

Brexit vote- Leave ahead with 53.7 pct after first 10 counting areas-PA data

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - After the first 10 counting areas to declare, 53.7 percent of Britons had voted to leave the European Union at a membership referendum on Thursday, according to Press...
Reuters   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:22:20

U.K. Vote Will Keep Many Bankers and Traders Up All Night

Across Europe, executives, bankers and traders were girding for a nail-biting evening waiting for 'Brexit' vote results, what could be the most anticipated piece of market-moving news ever for many of them.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:21:38

Brexit uncertainty is creating emerging markets opportunities

EM assets have suffered sharp swings amid uncertainty over the Brexit vote, but a leave outcome could shine a new light on the sector.
CNBC   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:20:00

Brexit: Busy period for results to be between 2-4 GMT - RBC

Sam Hill, CFA, Senior UK Economist at RBC, notes that the busy period for results is expected to be between 3-5am BST (2-4 GMT). Key Quotes - Resul
Ivan Delgado / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:19:18

Oil falls after early returns show close Brexit vote

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices fell after voting ended in a UK referendum on whether to stay in the European Union, with early returns indicating a close result and prompting big swings in the value of sterling. U.S. crude was down 35 cents at $49.76 a barrel at 0001 GMT ...
Business Insider   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:15:49

The Markets Are in "Late 2007/ Early 2008" All Over Again

Today is the Brexit vote. When this ends, the world can move on to the other numerous Black Swans waiting to hit. Firstly, the consensus is that the US is the early stages of a recovery. Consensus believes GDP growth will be 2.5%+ this year. This is happening when the ...
Zero Hedge   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:13:44

In 'Brexit' Poll, 52% Back Remaining in EU, 48% Back Leaving

An opinion poll after U.K. voting booths closed gave the campaign tostay in the EU a narrow lead over those lobbying to leave.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:13:24

EUR/GBP jumps 300 pips on Sunderland and Swindon Brexit win

EUR/GBP popped 300 pips to a high of 0.7914 in Asia after Sunderland and Swindon polls showed a big win for Brexit. The pair jumped from 0.7598 to 0.
Omkar Godbole / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:12:17

U.K. Pound Falls After Big Leave Lead in Key District

The pound declined in sudden trading after a key district reported a big win for the Leave camp in Britain's European Union referendum.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:12:10

Stocks, sterling skid as early Brexit results put Leave ahead

Risk assets retreat as results point to close call on Brexit
IFR   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:11:00

The Early Brexit Returns Are a Bad Sign for Remain

Suddenly, tonight's Brexit referendum results are looking less clear. Polls earlier today suggested the Remain campaign was comfortably leading. But with actual results coming in, that seems less sure-and markets are accordingly throwing a fit. The first big surprise came to us from Sunderland, where the voters broke in favor ...
Jordan Weissmann / Moneybox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:10:15

Brexit: the pound is plunging on fears of a British exit from the EU

If the UK votes to leave the European Union, it's expected to cause economic turmoil that should reduce the value of the British pound. So the pound rises when the market thinks a Brexit (British exit) is less likely, and it falls if it thinks a Brexit is becoming more ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:10:03

USD/JPY better offered on Brexit frenzy, 106.81 high to 102.99 the low

USD/JPY is currently on the offer as markets trade the EU referendum results that are mixed as expected...
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:09:19

Vote Divides Families, Colleagues Into Opposing Sides

The question of whether the U.K. should end its four-decade bond with Europe has divided families, workplaces and communities.
WSJ   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:08:42

Brexit results update: Leave still marginally ahead in total count

Results are coming in fast, with current standing, following 8 of 382, at 259,790 remain, 266,721 leave. Now coming in is Broxbourne, which shows Lea
Ivan Delgado / FX Street   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:06:49

Argentina confirms 9 for Olympics

From the very big questions about how the Brexit will now affect the EU political landscape to how James Corben rected to the "Out" news, here are the main headlines hitting British media after a majority of Britons decided to leave the regional bloc.
Buenos Aires Herald   |   Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00

EU Referendum vote: Early results favour Brexit

Sterling falls back sharply from early gains
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:59:48

Brexit specter rocks global financial markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Global financial markets dived on Friday as British media forecast Britain to leave the European Union.
Associated Press   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:59:00

US stock futures are sliding after early Brexit surprises (SPX, SPY)

After early surprises in the UK's EU referendum, US stock futures have turned negative. Near 7:50 p.m. ET, S&P 500 futures were down as much as 9 points to below 2,100 on Thursday evening after having moved higher earlier tonight following surprising results from Newcastle and Sunderland. On Thursday, the ...
Myles Udland / Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:57:55

Pound dives in Asia as Brexit count begins

TOKYO - The pound dived in early Asian trading Friday, tumbling from 2016 highs as initial results of Britain's European Union membership vote suggested the race was much closer than expected.
Bangkok Post   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:55:00

Currencies on Brexit rollercoaster, pound gyrates as Sunderland votes leave

The currency markets swung wildly as the results of the U.K. referendum on whether to stay in the European Union came in.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:53:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, sterling skid as early Brexit results put Leave ahead

* Risk assets retreat as results point to close call on Brexit
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:52:50

What to Watch as the U.K. Goes to Polls

Opinion polls suggest the EU referendum is too close to call. With little in the way of precedent for a vote like this in the U.K., here are some clues to watch for as votes are counted.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:50:37

UK has never been more divided

The Brexit campaign has been a ten-week horror show that exposed fault lines by age, region, class and education.
Austrailian   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:47:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, sterling skid as Brexit vote agonisingly close

* Risk assets retreat as results point to close call on Brexit
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:32:26

GBP/USd smashed lower on Sunderland Brexit big win

GBP/USD has been smashed in thin liquidity on the back of the Sunderland results 51,930 vote to remain and 82,000 to leave.
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:29:22

Brexit vote: What's at stake for Americans?

Polls are now closed across Great Britain where voters are deciding whether to stay in the European Union. It's a decision that has huge ramifications not just in Europe, but here at home too.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:28:36

Brexit vote: Early results favour Leave

Sterling falls back sharply from early gains
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:27:14

Wash, dry-vote? The Brexit vote's oddest polling places

As Brexit results roll in, a look at the odd spots that Britain used as referendum polling places-from a laundromat to a bus The post Wash, dry-vote? The Brexit vote's oddest polling places appeared first on Macleans.ca .
macleans.ca / Macleans   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:22:12

Before the Brexit Results

Markets plumped for a non-Brexit. While markets closed higher there wasn't the volume to suggest a great degree of confidence in the finish. As of writing, it would appear the market 'got it right' and an opening gap higher will emerge. What bears will be looking for is a bearish ...
Declan Fallon / Fallond Stock Picks   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:22:10

UPDATE 1-Investors flee U.S. stock funds before Brexit vote -Lipper

(Recasts; adds data on mutual funds and ETFs, analyst quotes, table, byline) By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors pulled out of riskier markets over the last...
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:16:24

Brexit vote-Newcastle votes narrowly to remain in EU

LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - The city of Newcastle in north east England voted narrowly to remain in the European Union in a membership referendum on Thursday, according to official results.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:14:02

Is 'Frexit' Next? Other Euroskeptics Follow UK's Brexit Lead, Seek Their Own Referendums (Video)

Turns out some of the arguments Brexit supporters used to rally voters to support their cause aren't only applicable to the U.K.-and neither is the idea of leaving the European Union. Related Entries June 19, 2016 California Is Now the World's Sixth-Largest Economy. Is It Because of Tax Hikes on ...
truthdig   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:13:14

Brexit...Is that an environmental company?

Nick Allen / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:10:34

Cramer: Brexit's big, I'm watching here

Jim Cramer lays out the region he's watching to spot big market opportunities.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:07:00

Bremain hopes weigh on Aust bonds

Australian bond prices remain under pressure as Brexit polls close with traders betting the UK will stay in the European Union.
SMH   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:06:21

Newcastle result: Marginal win for Remain, was expected to win big...

Brexit results are coming in from Newcastle, which has voted remain but by a margin much lower than expected. Remain votes stand at 65404, while Leave
Ivan Delgado / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 23:03:56

Bank Stocks Rally as Brexit Fears Dim

U.S. bank shares rallied Thursday, reflecting investors' reduced fears of economic disruption from a U.K. vote on whether to leave the European Union.
Alex Bitter / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:59:21

The Brexit Referendum Results

Counting is under way across the U.K. after millions of people voted in a referendum on the country's membership in the European Union. Polls conducted before Thursday's vote suggested the outcome was too close to call, but an online poll conducted today by YouGov pointed to a slight edge for ...
Krishnadev Calamur / The Atlantic   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:58:56

Pound tops $1.50, euro up as markets, Brussels expect U.K. to stay in EU

The pound and euro both soared Thursday amid growing market confidence that Britain would vote to keep their country a member of the European Union. The pound topped $1.50 an hour after polls closed at 2100 GMT, after trading higher against the dollar all day as investors hoped the Brexit ...
Japan Times   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:54:48

Count underway in historic 'Brexit' referendum

If the U.K. votes to sever ties with the European Union, it would be the first sovereign nation to leave the alliance.
USA Today   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:46:30

Brexit vote-95 pct of voters in Gibraltar back remaining in EU

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - Gibraltar voted strongly to remain in the European Union in Britain's membership referendum on Thursday, the counting officer for the overseas territory said, the first...
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:45:34

U.S. Stocks Rally, U.K. Pound Jumps as Markets Bet on 'Bremain'

The pound touched its highest levels of the year shortly after polls closed in Britain's referendum on European Union membership, oscillating sharply in volatile trading.
Paul Vigna / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:30:04

Traders: Here's a post-Brexit playbook

The "Fast Money" traders shared their strategy, as the votes on the U.K. referendum were counted.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:23:00

In Brexit vote, Kettering reports turnout of 76 pct - BBC

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - The central England town of Kettering has reported a turnout of 76 percent in Britain's in/out referendum on European Union membership, the BBC reported on Thursday.
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:21:02

How the Euro Crisis Helped Fuel Brexit Fever

Here's a question historians will probably be debating years from now: If it weren't for the euro crisis, would Britain have spent today deciding whether to leave the European Union? The euro generally floated in the background of the Brexit debate, coloring the conversation without starring in it. This isn't ...
Moneybox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:15:39

Sterling hits 2016 high after poll suggests Britain staying in EU

By Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - Sterling surged to a 2016 high against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after an opinion poll suggested Britons have voted to keep the country in the European Union, a relief for investors who had feared a Brexit would trigger market uncertainty and volatility. YouGov's ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:14:45

Brexit vote-counting turns into close contest

LONDON - Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union was too close to call early Friday, with increasingly mixed signals challenging earlier indications that "remain" had won.
Bangkok Post   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:13:00

The Brexit vote and Turkey

Some opinionated opponents of Turkey's president immediately attacked him when he upped the rhetorical war of words with Europe with a challenge that he would ask Turks whether they wanted to continue the accession talks
Hurriyet   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:01:00

Brexit Scenarios

Source: Chief Investment Officer The post Brexit Scenarios appeared first on The Big Picture.
Barry Ritholtz / The Big Picture   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 22:00:03

U.K. Pound Jumps after 'Brexit' Polls Close

The U.K. pound touched its highest levels of the year shortly after polls closed in Britain's referendum on European Union membership.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:59:29

The Atlantic Daily: Brexit Day, Freddie Gray Verdict, SCOTUS and Immigration

What We're Following All Eyes on Britain: The polls have closed in a national referendum in the United Kingdom that will determine whether the country will remain in the European Union, of which it's been a member since 1973, or leave, aka "Brexit," the 28-country political and economic bloc. Anti-Brexit ...
Rosa Inocencio Smith / The Atlantic   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:58:59

Investors pull $6 billion from U.S. stock funds before Brexit vote: Lipper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $6.1 billion from U.S.-based stock funds during the weekly period ended June 22, data from Lipper showed on Thursday, as they braced for a British referendum on its European Union membership. Taxable bond funds in the United States attracted $2.5 billion during the same ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:52:06

Polls Close in Brexit Vote

Britain's future is on the line as the polls close in a historic vote on whether to remain in the European Union. What's at stake for Americans? NBC's Kelly Cobiella reports from London and Greg Ip of the Wall Street Journal breaks it down.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:40:31

Investors pull $6 bln from U.S. stock funds before Brexit vote -Lipper

NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) - Investors pulled $6.1 billion from U.S.-based stock funds during the weekly period ended June 22, data from Lipper showed on Thursday, as they braced for a British...
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:39:52

U.K. Vote Will Keep Many Bankers and Traders Up All Night

Across Europe, executives, bankers and traders were girding for a nail-biting evening waiting for 'Brexit' vote results, what could be the most anticipated piece of market-moving news ever for many of them.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:39:43

Live-Blogging the Brexit

Join us as we live-blog the Brexit referendum returns.
Richard Aldous / The American Interest   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:35:41

Brexit: Where to watch

Where Canadians and ex-pats can monitor the Brexit vote The post Brexit: Where to watch appeared first on Macleans.ca .
Aaron Hutchins / Macleans   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:35:39

Market Recap Jun 23, 2016

If you believe the stock market as a good predictor of the future, than the Brexit is not going to happen. U.S. indexes shot up at the open and rallied into the close as many believe the "Stay" camp will prevail. The S&P 500 gained 1.34% and the NASDAQ 1.59%. ...
Stock Trading To Go   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:32:02

Brexit market chaos begins GBP spreads widen, price gaps

Rolling into the NY rollover we're seeing spreads widen on GBP/USD by as much as 30 - 40 pips, (normally, GBP/USD about 2-4 pips wide): It's also interesting to see GBP/USD gap - major currencies almost never do this: Most Forex brokers/banks have lowered leverage for GBP pairs leading up ...
globalintelhub / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:31:43

Kill Joy

Well, now that ZH has offered up about 739 different articles about what a big deal Brexit is, they can all go back to - - I dunno - - rehashing the Fukushima reactor for the billionth time or something. At least, until the next Great Black Hope comes along. ...
Tim Knight   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:29:59

U.K. awaits Brexit results after polls close with nearly 84% estimated turnout

Whatever the result, the issue has driven a deep wedge in the U.K., and thrown into question the future of the EU itself
Gordon Isfeld / Financial Post   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:29:00

Brexit vote: Farage predicts Remain 'will edge it'

Sterling jumps to highest levels since December
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:28:13

The Brexit pound trade

The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trends in currency markets and how they can play the British pound on the Brexit vote.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:27:00

U.K. Votes in Historic EU Referendum

Britons voiced anxiety for their country's future and disenchantment with a vitriolic and divisive campaign Thursday as the country voted in a historic referendum on whether the U.K. should leave the European Union.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:22:42

$A hits 2-month high on Bremain confidence

The Australian dollar has surged to a two-month high with Brexit polls now closed and the referendum tipped to result in a 'remain' victory.
SMH   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:17:05

Millions in Britain Vote on Whether to Remain in E.U., or Leave

The outcome of the referendum on Britain’s continued membership in the European Union is expected to be announced Friday morning.
SEWELL CHAN / Sewell Chan   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:13:28

Brexit: Polls close after UK's divisive EU referendum

Millions of UK citizens vote in a bitterly-contested referendum that will decide the future of Britain-EU relations.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:11:54

Cox: How about a referendum on ending referendums?

Rather than take hard decisions, politicians are putting issues like Brexit, constitutional reform and even peace treaties directly to the people. How democracy works best is an ancient debate, but...
Great Debate   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:06:47

YOUGOV ON-THE-DAY POLL: Remain surges with a 4-point lead

The campaign for Britain to stay in the European Union has taken a lead, according to a YouGov poll conducted on the day of the EU referendum vote before polls opened on Thursday morning. The survey results were first announced on Sky News. Remain led Leave by 52% to 48%. ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:06:10

Brexit result trades

The "Fast Money" traders discuss the trading outlook following the closing of the polls in the United Kingdom's Brexit referendum.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:06:00

Brexit vote: UK polls close - Live

Ukip leader Farage says 'Looks like Remain will edge it'
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:05:34

Brexit, Schmexit: Twilio on Pace for Biggest First-Day Pop of 2016

Call Twilio Inc.'s IPO the streak buster.
Corrie Driebusch / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:05:27

UK Polls Close As Nigel Farage Admits Defeat: "Looks Like Remain Will Edge It", Sterling Soaring

It is 10pm local time, which means the Brexit polls are officially closed. And, in a surprising announcement, even before the YouGov poll was announced, Nigel Farage appears to have just admitted defeat. Farage to @SkyNews: "Looks like Remain will edge it" - Sky Data (@SkyData) June 23, 2016 YouGov ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:04:12

The Slate Brexit Live-Blog

On Thursday, the British people finally voted in their long-awaited referendum on whether to remain in the European Union. And since world-historic exercises in democracy with the potential to shake the Western political order don't come along too often, Slate is still here serving you some all-day Brexit coverage. Right ...
Jonathan L. Fischer / Moneybox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 21:00:00

Trade Brexit With Short MBS

One of the most preferred trades for a possible Brexit seems to be buying duration (the most popular trade appears to be selling sterling although this involves dipping into the FX market which can be a testing experience). In fact, [...]
Rupert Hargreaves / Value Walk   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:59:00

You Snooze You Lose: Dow Gains 230 Points as Market Predicts Remain Win

With the results of the Brexit vote still to be determined , investors cast their ballot by pushing the S&P 500 within spitting distance of its all-time high. The S&P 500 rose 1.3% to 2,113.32, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 230.24 points, or 1.3%, to 18,011.07. The Nasdaq ...
Stocks To Watch   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:57:39

$A surges as Brexit polls draw to a close

The Australian dollar has pushed above 76 US cents to a two-month high as markets expect the UK referendum to result in a 'remain' victory.
SMH   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:46:07

'Brexit Could Be The Beginning Of The Destruction Not Only Of The EU But Also Of Western Political Civilization In Its Entirety': European Council President Donald Tusk

European history hovering close to shifting into reverseShould the UK vote to leave the...
D Volatility / Distressed Volatility   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:46:00

Pre Brexit market wrap: Bremain conditions - Westpac

Analysts at Westpac offered a market Market Wrap pre Brexit...
Ross J Burland / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:43:19

Six Charts On The Economy You Should See

As we said yesterday, we've seen a slew of threatening events come and go over the course of the past seven years, and with each of those events, the heightened scrutiny of the economy comes, as do recession predictions. Each has been wrong. The Brexit vote is the latest hurdle. ...
Bryan Rich, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:42:00

Brexit vote could drive up New York real estate, hurt tourism

The earthquake that could shake Europe if the United Kingdom votes to exit the European Union could be felt in New York. But not all of the repercussions would necessarily be bad. The price of New... To view the full story, click the title link.
Matthew Flamm / Crain's NY   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:40:00

Brexit, the politics of fear, and Turkey the boogeyman

Much ink will be spilled analyzing the results of the U.K. referendum on whether to leave the EU. Some will highlight the xenophobic edge to the "leave" campaign, and how the Brexiteers resorted brazenly to a politics of fear to exploit the public's worries over immigration. Not surprisingly, Turkey became ...
Kemal Kirişci and Sinan Ekim / Brookings   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:30:00

EU REFERENDUM LIVE: POLLS CLOSE IN LESS THAN 30 MINUTES

Britons go to the polling stations to vote on whether the UK will stay in the European Union. Polling started at 7 a.m. BST and will end at 10 p.m. BST. An estimated 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote. A new poll from YouGov is expected ...
Lianna Brinded / Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:29:00

The Brixit Vote Approaches

By Jeff Danziger Related Entries June 20, 2016 John Oliver on 'Brexit': Brits Would Be 'Bat-Shit Crazy' to Leave the European Union (Video) May 26, 2016 British to Vote on Leaving the European Union
truthdig   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:28:13

Trump Derailed

By Mike Luckovich Related Entries June 20, 2016 John Oliver on 'Brexit': Brits Would Be 'Bat-Shit Crazy' to Leave the European Union (Video) May 26, 2016 British to Vote on Leaving the European Union
truthdig   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:26:31

Stocks rally ahead of Brexit vote results

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:25:27

Brexit or Bremain: Oil, Gold & FX Trades May See Vastly Different Short-Term Plays

The outcome of the UK's referendum on its membership of the European Union would be known in a matter of hours. However, with British opinion polls pointing to the result going either way, placing bets on the short-term paths of foreign exchange crosses, gold and oil futures over the coming ...
Gaurav Sharma, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:25:00

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ touches nearly 2-week high as Brexit odds fall

* Canadian dollar at $1.2772, or 78.30 U.S. cents * Loonie touches its strongest since June 10 at C$1.2680 * Bond prices lower across steeper maturity curve (Adds details, quotes; updates...
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:24:56

Pound could fall below $1.30: Expert

Currency markets have priced in a remain vote, therefore Friday could be "very dramatic" if Brexit wins, Mark Astley says.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:23:00

New Television Series Possibly Starting This Fall

By Jeff Danziger Related Entries June 20, 2016 John Oliver on 'Brexit': Brits Would Be 'Bat-Shit Crazy' to Leave the European Union (Video) May 26, 2016 British to Vote on Leaving the European Union
truthdig   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:22:41

EU referendum: Will it be Brexit? Exit poll and results live

Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:22:05

Gold edges lower ahead of Brexit vote results

Gold spent most of the day oscillating in a wide range to finally close the day down, near 2-week lows sub $1,260 an ounce. The yellow metal staged a
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:16:56

Major banks curb risks ahead of Brexit

Ahead of Brexit results, some banks are telling clients that their ability to inject additional capital into certain markets will be limited.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:16:00

Dow up 230, S&P 500 near 2016 high amid 'Brexit' vote

Investors apparently placed bets that the U.K. will remain in the EU.
USA Today   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:14:47

ETF Traders Look Beyond Brexit to China Risk

The Brexit dust has not even settled and exchange traded fund (ETF) options traders are already hedging against a potential slowdown in the Chinese economy as the next major unresolved risk. The ratio of bearish to bullish options on the largest ETF tracking Chinese shares listed in Hong Kong jumped ...
Max Chen / ETF Trends   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:14:34

US Treasurys fall as Britons vote on Brexit

U.S. government debt prices were lower as investors looked to several pieces of data and kept a close eye on the U.K.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:12:00

COPY OF Britain votes: FTSE 100 closes at two-month high; sterling holds firm - June 23rd

Tara Cunningham / Jeremy Warner   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:06:08

SP 500 and NDX Futures Daily Charts - Begin the Beguine

Brexit results tomorrow. It might get a little wild depending on the outcome. Have a pleasant evening.
Jesse's Café Américain   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:05:00

From Uganda but Live in Gibraltar? Come Vote in the 'Brexit' Referendum

John Rhys-Davies, who played warrior dwarf Gimli in "The Lord of the Rings" movies, is battling Parliament for the right to vote on EU membership. He is one of thousands of British expats who can't. U.K.-based residents of more than 50 countries can.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:03:07

'Traders' Panic-Buy Illiquid Markets Into Brexit Vote Close

Judging by markets, it's not a cliffhanger... In fact, for stocks, it's inconceivable that The Brits vote Brexit... But not every asset class is so excited... here's where assets have gone this year... it seems bonds and bullion remain a little more worried about 'something' than stocks and sterling... The ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:01:36

DOW RALLIES 230 POINTS, BRITAIN VOTES: Here's what you need to know

Stocks rallied on Thursday as markets eagerly awaited the results from the UK's big EU referendum vote, with results of this expected to roll in overnight. Scoreboard Dow: 18,011.1, +230.2, (+1.3%) S&P 500: 2,113.3, +27.9, (+1.3%) Nasdaq: 4,910, +76.7, (+1.6%) WTI crude oil: $50.10, +2% 10-year Treasury: 1.74% Brexit Britons ...
Myles Udland / Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:00:11

GBP/CAD challenges 1.9000 ahead of referendum results

The GBP/CAD cross closes the day a tad higher, having advanced to a fresh monthly high of 1.9005 by the end of the session. Brexit woes, saw the pair
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:59:30

Brexit is coming: Game of Thrones funding could be hit by leave vote

David Lawler / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:58:56

The Economist's "Brexit" poll-tracker

THE final update of our poll tracker is similar to the first. As the public head off to vote, opinion is split evenly and a tenth still say they have not decided. While Wales wavers, most other components of our tracker have stayed persistently stubborn in their relative positions.
Graphic Detail   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:56:33

I Don't Believe That Anybody Feels the Way I Do About UKIP Now

File this under poll results that are not at all surprising and yet I couldn't be gladder someone gathered them: According to a BuzzFeed poll, U.K. voters in favor of Britain exiting the European Union are significantly more likely to be Oasis fans than Blur fans (68 percent vs. 32 ...
Moneybox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:53:00

Wall Street waits for results of Brexit vote

With England voting today on whether they want to leave the European Union, Wall Street is waiting to see how this will affect them.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:42:21

My Thoughts on Brexit

Before the results are in, I just wanted to say a few words on Brexit, Britain's proposed exit from the EU. This is an issue for the British. But it is an issue that I think everyone has some right to chime in on since it will have a real ...
Josh Marshall / TPM   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:40:00

Oil settles above $50 in choppy trade ahead of Britain's EU vote

Oil prices rose in volatile trade on Thursday, with investors less worried about prospects for the global economy.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:39:00

Brexit: UK votes in divisive EU referendum

Millions of Britons voting in historic EU referendum that will shape British-EU ties for generations.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:35:43

EU referendum: Matt's best Brexit cartoons

Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:20:21

Twilio IPO gallop suggests unicorns can run free

The U.S. software firm debuted even as Brexit, interest rates and other global concerns have stalled most new listings. A 75 pct pop in the shares gave the fast-growing but unprofitable enterprise with lousy governance a $2.2 bln value. Silicon Valley's hold on investors endures.
Breakingviews   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:20:00

UBS' Trading Roadmap For The "Day After" Brexit

Moments ago we presented the contrarian thesis from Greg Peters, who hinted that the equity response may be one of "selling the news" in case of Remain, and one where US stocks actually surge if Leave wins, as a result of an influx of global funds seeking US "safe haven" ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:18:03

It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over? Dow Gains 170 Points as Stocks Look Past Brexit

Voting is just getting started in Britain , but stocks are acting as if the outcome of the Brexit referendum is already determined. The S&P 500 has gained 0.8% to 2,100.89 at 10:02 a.m. today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 142.24 points, or 0.8%, to 17,923.07. The ...
Ben Levisohn / Stocks To Watch   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:15:19

Presidential Nominee - Pollster Questions That Cannot Be Answered

Presidential Nominee - Pollster Questions That Cannot Be Answered by Jeffrey A. Tucker, Foundation For Economic Education I'm minding my business when suddenly my smartphone rang with an unfamiliar number. Curious, I picked up. It was the Gallup organization calling, [...]
Value Walk   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:09:52

London Calling: An Ex-Pat Confronts the Mood on Brexit

Like many young ex-pat British voters, I had assumed the U.K. referendum on whether to stay in the European Union was basically a settled affair in favor of "remain."
Katy Burne / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:02:51

Europe ETFs Jump Ahead of Brexit Vote Tally

European markets and related exchange traded funds (ETFs) were leading the market rebound Thursday ahead of widely observed "Brexit" vote. The European Stoxx 600 ended 1.5% higher Thursday. Meanwhile, in the U.S., the iShares MSCI EMU ETF (NYSEArca: EZU) added 2.7% and the SPDR EURO STOXX 50 (NYSEArca: FEZ) returned ...
Max Chen / ETF Trends   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:02:42

Is The Market Looking At It Wrong: "Buy US Assets In Case Of Brexit" Says Greg Peters

Several days ago, when sterling soared on early speculation based on betting results that the Remain camp was in the lead, we reported that Citigroup was "stunned" at the reaction in the British Pound, which had soared, and as of today, surpassed its "extreme" and even its "1 day after" ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:58:27

All the ways to trade Brexit vote

Here are all the ways to trade the Brexit vote using Kensho.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:55:00

Brexit Or Bremain? Evidence From Bubble Analysis

Brexit Or Bremain? Evidence From Bubble Analysis Marco Bianchetti Intesa Sanpaolo - Financial and Market Risk Management; University of Bologna Davide Emilio Galli Dipartimento di Fisica, Universit degli Studi di Milano Camilla Ricci Intesa Sanpaolo-Financial and Market Risk Management Angelo [...]
VW Staff / Value Walk   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:50:02

Legal experts tackle big Brexit questions

What are the biggest legal challenges in the event of a Leave vote? FT readers share their insights
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:49:42

US, International Stock Markets Rally Ahead of Brexit Vote

The Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal. / World Affairs   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:44:21

Brexit currency worries

Sakthi Ariaratnam, Thomas Exchange Global, discusses Brexit currency worries with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:35:00

Today's Headlines

Bloomberg: Bookies Place About 90% Chance on Brexit Rejection, Odds Show. (video) Bookmakers and gamblers strengthened again in their conviction that the U.K. will opt to remain in the European Union, as Britain began voting Thursday on whether to remain a member or split from the 28-nation bloc. Paddy Power ...
Between the Hedges   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:31:00

Every Column About Brexit, in One Column

London, Britain. June 2016. You can learn everything you need to know about the EU referendum in the United Kingdom by talking to just two people in London: the taxi driver and the millennial entrepreneur-type person. They've never met-the taxi driver doesn't hang out in trendy places and the millennial ...
Karl Sharro / The Atlantic   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:30:23

Wall Street Braces For Brexit

Traders expect Remain to win but are making preparations for a surprise Leave win.
Aaron Kuriloff / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:27:47

Fifth consecutive loss for gold as Brexit worry fades

Seeking Alpha / Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:25:08

Britain's D-Day: Brexit vote

To leave or not to leave? That was the question for millions of British voters.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:19:00

U.S. Crude Unchanged As Markets Await Brexit Decision

Seeking Alpha   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:05:31

Brexit, explained in one chart

Brexit, Britain's referendum on whether to leave the European Union, is happening today. Polls close at 10 pm UK time (5 pm Eastern time), though results likely won't be in until much later. Ahead of the results, there's a big question on a lot of people's minds: Why is this ...
Zack Beauchamp / Vox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:00:03

What Do the Brexit Movement and Donald Trump Have in Common?

If things go as expected on Thursday, British voters will reject the option of leaving the European Union . Likewise, if things go as expected come November, American voters will reject the option of electing a President Trump. Both outcomes would be reassuring, but they wouldn't mean the end of ...
The New Yorker   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:57:08

Gold Ends Lower; Risk-On Marketplace Just Ahead Of Brexit Results

Gold prices ended the U.S. day session moderately lower and hit a two-week low Thursday.
Kitco News, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:57:00

Oil Flying High On Remain Expectations

As the pound pushes on, equities rally, and bonds sell off, oil is being propelled higher by an expectation for a 'remain' vote coming through in today's Brexit vote. With that out of the way, let's dig into five interesting oil and gas-specific trends today: 1) The chart below illustrates ...
Matt Smith / Oil Price   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:53:59

Polls are tied; 'Leave'leads on Twitter

The polls in Britain's EU referendum are too close to call. There's a winner online, but is that result skewed?
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:53:00

Bob Geldof Boat Passenger Votes Leave

Among those on Bob Geldof's pro-EU vessel was 21 year-old Remainer Bethany Pickering, who disembarked in disgust at Bob's w*nker and V-signs at Brexit-backing fishermen. Well, today Bethany has voted. For Leave... I can't believe I'm saying this, but I don't think the EU can be reformed. Once in a ...
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:52:48

EU REFERENDUM LIVE: MASSIVE FLOODS DISRUPT VOTING AND CAUSE TRAVEL CHAOS

Britons go to the polling stations to vote on whether the UK will stay in the European Union. Polling started at 7 a.m. BST and will end at 10 p.m. BST. An estimated 46,499,537 people are entitled to take part in the vote. One TNS poll conducted online from June ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:50:00

Currency bets if UK stays or leaves

Mark Astley, Millennium Global CEO, discusses the uncertainty in the markets as the UK votes on leaving the EU or not, and the potential currency impact on a Brexit scenario.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:45:00

Brexit: I've seen more subtle propaganda coming out of North Korea

On November 11, 1947, Winston Churchill, then ex-Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, rose to speak at a debate in the House of Commons: "Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin [...]
Sovereign Man / Value Walk   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:40:43

Brexit: a ridiculous Twitter war has broken out over pens versus pencils

British voters who favor Brexit - Britain's exit from the European Union - tend not to trust authority figures. And that distrust extends to the Brexit voting process itself. One poll found that 46 percent of Brexit supporters think the vote will be rigged, with 28 percent saying that MI5, ...
Timothy B. Lee / Vox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:40:02

Bad weather could rain on markets

Harsh weather and asymmetric risk could be raining on investors' parade.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:38:00

Planning Your Brexit Night: Here Are The Key Events And Times To Stay Awake

While we previously posted a comprehensive guide to today's Brexit vote, as we approach the close of polling and enter the evening hours (in the US) and night (in the UK), the main question is which are the specific events that merit particular focus, if only for the benefit of ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:37:23

GBP/USD enters quieter phase into Brexit vote final hours

The pound has entered a quieter phase over the last hours as Brits continue to vote EU membership, with final polls showing too close call outcome. G
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:32:03

How the 'Brexit' vote could affect your portfolio

Bulls are betting on a "stay" result, as a vote to "leave" will hurt risky assets.
USA Today   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:27:49

How and When Will We Know the Brexit Verdict?

Polls in the Brexit referendum close Thursday evening across Britain at 10 p.m. BST, which is 5 p.m. Eastern time and 2 p.m. Pacific time. In last year's general election, exit polls allowed the TV networks to correctly predict that the Conservative Party had won a narrow majority seconds after ...
June Thomas / Moneybox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:27:00

Spurious accuracy and Brexit doom-mongery

Precise City analysis on what the EU vote might mean underlines need to appear clever
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:17:48

Misery on Wall Street: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Finance Insider is Business Insider's summary of the top stories of the past 24 hours. Britain is about to make a historic decision that could shape Europe's future. You can follow all the latest news on the Brexit vote here. Twilio shares jumped 70% in their market debut. That first ...
Money Game   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:17:26

Brexit? No. We Need a Europe 2.0.

European integration is facing its gravest crisis since its creation. This moment should be leveraged as an opportunity to push forward with a new vision-a vision that leverages sixty successful years of the grandest experiment in cross-border supranational cooperation.
HBS Working Knowledge, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:17:00

Investors bet on remain as polling day trading lifts sterling and shares

Pound hits new high for 2016 and FTSE 100 a two-month peak amid warnings about potential losses in event of Brexit EU referendum polling day - live updates With no exit poll, when is result announced? Investors have put their money on a remain vote in the EU referendum, as ...
Katie Allen / Guardian   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:14:40

Is British Immigration Really Out of Control, Like Brexit Proponents Claim?

If you believe the polling data, frustrations about immigration have driven the Brexit campaign more than any other single issue. EU rules requiring open borders for workers have brought a flood of new arrivals to Britain, especially from Central European countries like Poland. Last year, net migration reached 333,000, more ...
Jordan Weissmann / Moneybox   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:13:52

An anti-Brexit politician asked the question voters all over the world should consider

The Brexit question facing British voters on Thursday is just a specific, local version of a question being considered by voters all over the advanced world: Should we vent our rage at the institutions we are dissatisfied with by replacing them with some unspecified, replacement? In Britain, it's Brexit; in ...
Josh Barro / Money Game   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:10:46

Brexit is just one example of the political problems Europe is facing

Europeans are feeling less positive about the EU. And, at the same time, political instability within European countries appears to be on the rise. In a recent report to clients, Goldman Sachs shared two interesting charts on the bubbling situation in Europe. The first chart, on the left, shows that ...
Elena Holodny / Money Game   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:09:54

Brexit Is Not Better For Britain

(ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images) By Geoff Jones Britain rarely has referendums, and for good reason. They call for binary decisions on complex issues, and voters have all sorts of reasons for voting one way or another. It is unprecedented that British Prime Minister David Cameron whose faltering standing with the public ...
HBS Working Knowledge, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:03:00

BP CEO Bob Dudley: Brexit would foster 'dislocation'

Dudley told the Economic Club of Washington, D.C., that the U.K. must drive EU reforms.
USA Today   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:01:35

Traders Gear Up For An All-Nighter Ahead Of Brexit Results

As all eyes turn toward Britain's historic referendum on whether or not to stay in the European Union Thursday, traders are making plans to pull an all-nighter. "All the trading desks are in war-preparation mode. Volatility is expected to spike up potentially more than during the Swiss unpeg event and ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:00:27

Stocks Sag ahead of Brexit Vote

Read full story for details.
Morningstar   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:00:00

The Real Reason 'Brexit' Has World on Edge

The biggest, least understood risk in a British exit from Europe isn't to the U.K. itself, but to the wider Western world.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:57:12

Loose Ends (8)

( Steven Hayward ) • So far today the stock markets are up sharply, probably reflecting the judgment of traders that the Brexit referendum will fail. Curious, isn't it, that the perpetuation of the EU is thought to be so important to Wall Street? Where are Bernie and Trump on ...
Power Line   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:51:20

What's at stake for the UK?

Former British Ambassador to the U.S., Sir Peter Westmacott, joins NBC's Andrea Mitchell to explain what is at stake for the UK's Brexit vote happening on Thursday.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:51:06

What would happen to the EU after a Brexit?

Michael Wilkinson / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:49:37

'Yes on Brexit'

I wrote on Brexit for Politico today:Britain should be ruled by Britain.This is the proposition that is ultimately at stake in the so-called Brexit referendum. British voters will decide this week whether to leave or remain in the European Union, a truly pivotal moment in the history of our closest ...
Rich Lowry / National Review   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:48:29

Here's Another Brexit Bet: Corporate Bonds

Those looking to bet on the U.K.'s remaining in the European Union may have somewhere else to go beyond the local bookie: Corporate-bond yields. Sterling and the options market have been the main movers in the run-up to the referendum. Elsewhere, moves have been more elusive, because Brexit effects have ...
Jon Sindreu / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:46:38

Brexit Could Send a Chill Through the M&A Market

Companies waiting to strike deals until after the Brexit vote could be holding off even longer if the U.K. decides to break away from the European Union.
Anne Steele / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:45:04

AUD/USD resilient, hovers near 0.7600

AUD/USD has stretched to fresh 7-week highs as the Australian dollar shows resilience to growing anxiety regarding the Brexit vote, even when EUR and
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:44:22

Uber added a temporary feature to its app to get UK citizens to the Brexit polls - and demand is off the charts

Uber is encouraging some of its UK users to go and vote by sending them a push notification through its popular taxi app. Wet weather and public transportation issues made it difficult for some Londoners to get to the polls on Thursday morning, meaning those that have not yet dropped ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:43:54

Mortgage Rates: Brexit or No, Borrowing is Cheap

Mortgage rates were little changed, averaging 3.56 percent from from 3.54 percent a week earlier. A year ago, a 30-year, fixed-rate home loan was 4.02 percent, according to Freddie Mac. It can't be said enough -home loans are really cheap. Mortgage rates briefly ticked above 4 percent at the end ...
Lorraine Woellert, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:35:00

U.S. Stocks Higher as 'Brexit' Vote Under Way

U.S. stocks rallied as British voters headed to the polls in a historic referendum to decide whether the country will leave the European Union.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:33:37

Brexit Open thread

I broke the liveblog. Apologies for that, we'll just get back to the regular thread structure.
Stephen Kinsella / Irish Economy   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:29:21

Milan bourse closes 3.7% up amid Brexit defeat optimism (2)

Milan, June 23 - The Milan bourse closed 3.7% up Thursday amid optimism that the Leave vote will lose in Britain's Brexit referendum, with the bellwether FTSE-MIB index rising to 17,966 points. Banking stocks soared on expectations the UK will vote to stay in the EU. UBI gained 9.9%, Unipol, ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:27:00

Gold Jumpy Ahead of Brexit Outcome, US Jobless Claims Dip

Gold has moved in both directions on Thursday, but has shown little net movement over the day. The metal is trading slightly above the $1260 level in the North American session. On the release front, US numbers were a mix. US unemployment claims slipped to 259 thousand, below expectations. However, ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:24:51

Brexit would hurt Europe and Britain

Only the UK votes today but the result will reverberate across the EU, writes Isabel Schnabel
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:23:27

Spread closes down 7 on 130 amid Brexit defeat optimism

Rome, June 23 - The spread between Italian and German 10-year bonds, a gauge of Italy's borrowing costs and investor confidence, closed seven points down on 130 points Thursday amid optimism Britain will vote to stay in the EU. The yield was 1.394%.
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:22:00

Race of the Day: Brexit

Polling shows voters in Great Britain are split on whether to break from the European Union in Thursday's Brexit vote. Mujtaba Rahman of Eurasia Group discusses what's at stake for the global economy.
MSNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:19:30

Brexit: Stocks Look Cheap If 'Remain' Vote Prevails

If Britain votes to stay in the European Union, a worldwide relief rally looks to be likely.
Barrons   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:18:24

Britain Separated From Rest of Europe by Politics, History and Sea

Since joining the European Union 43 years ago, Britain has been less enthusiastic than its peers, insulated from some of the turbulence that pushed others to embrace the union.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:17:04

U.S., European stocks rally as 'Brexit' voting takes place

Investors appear to be betting that voters in the U.K. will choose to remain in the EU.
USA Today   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:16:01

Currencies Set For a Big Brexit Move, Charts Say

Currencies Set For a Big Brexit Move, Charts Say As Brexit vote looms, some currencies are set for explosive moves depending on the outcome of the Set For a Big Brexit Move, Charts Say As Brexit vote looms, some currencies are set for explosive moves depending on the outcome of ...
Barrons   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:15:42

QUIZ: Can you tell if this editorial is criticizing Donald Trump or Brexit?

Here in the United States, newspaper editorial boards have accused presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of stoking fears of immigrants, Muslims and racial minorities. In the United Kingdom, editorial boards have charged proponents of Brexit - a British exit from the European Union, which is the subject of a ...
The Fix   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:09:41

Brexit Poll live: Britons vote in EU referendum

The UK has gone to the polls to decide if voters want in or out of the European Union. Join our rolling coverage as the votes are counted.
Latika Bourke / SMH   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:08:53

Where Oil Will Go On Brexit Day

As Britons head to the voting booths to determine whether or not to continue their existing relationship with the European Union, the impact of the outcome on the price of oil is still far from certain. First off, the outcome of the referendum is still not certain despite the price ...
Energy Voice / Oil Price   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:04:33

Brexit's Impact on U.S. Financial Markets

Though the White House and Jamie Dimon are against Brexit, there may be some advantages for the U.S.
Barrons   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:03:02

'Brexit' Is Finished; What's Worth Worrying About Next?

The UK is most likely to stay in the European Union. When the Brexit headline goes away, there's a lot more to worry about.
Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 16:00:00

Gold recovers ground amid Brexit jitters

Gold has regained ground over the last hours, erasing early losses, as anxiety grows ahead of the UK referendum results. The yellow metal fell to a f
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:57:44

George Soros Warns Against Brexit Vote

George Soros Warns Against Brexit Vote A macro legend predicts trouble for pound if Brexit passes. And a few pros give their investing choices.George Soros Warns Against Brexit Vote A macro legend predicts trouble for pound if Brexit passes. And a few pros give their investing choices.
Barrons   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:57:23

Winston Churchill's Grandson is Opposed to Brexit

Another elitist crony against Brexit. Sir Nicholas Soames, a member of the U.K. parliament and the grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, said it's a bad idea for the United Kingdom to split from the European Union. He is also a big supporter of his evil grandfather. -RW
Robert Wenzel / Economic Policy Journal   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:57:00

Waiting for Bond Entry Point

The closer we slip to 131.69, the more attractive I believe bonds are as a long position. Of course, I am not touching a thing until this Brexit insanity is done.
Tim Knight   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:53:04

Fighting Brexit, with Six Hundred Croissants

The idea was beautifully simple. On Wednesday morning, a day in advance of the referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union, a team of people would board the Eurostar train in Paris with six hundred croissants in tow. Two hours later, the pastries still slightly warm, they would ...
Nadja Spiegelman / New Yorker   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:52:28

Banking stocks soar amid Brexit defeat optimism

Milan, June 23 - Banking stocks soared on the Milan bourse Thursday amid optimism Britain will vote to stay in the EU. UBI gained 9.9%, Unipol, Bper and UniCredit over 7%, Banco Popolare and Mediobanca respectively 6.4% and 6.2%, and Carige 2.2%.
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:52:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks, currencies jump as Brexit fears ebb

By Bruno Federowski and Priscila Jordão SAO PAULO, June 23 (Reuters) - Latin American stocks and currencies extended their rally on Thursday as traders doubled down on bets that Britons will vote...
Reuters   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:48:15

Anarchy in the U.K.? How To Profit From Brexit Vote

The closest that most U.S. investors can get to actually casting a Brexit ballot involves these volatility trades.
Barrons   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:47:43

Can the Queen cast a ballot in the Brexit vote?

A FAQ on Elizabeth II and Britain's Brexit vote The post Can the Queen cast a ballot in the Brexit vote? appeared first on Macleans.ca .
Patricia Treble / Macleans   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:47:39

City Insider: Twas the night before Brexit

Contingency planning appears straight out of an SAS manual
FT   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:47:15

'Fracture' no matter what Brexit outcome - Padoan (2)

Rome, June 23 - There has been a between the UK and Europe no matter what the outcome of the Brexit referendum is, Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Thursday. "There has already been a fracture and a very clear one. There will be different consequences depending on the outcome ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:46:00

Index shifts, Brexit vote could make Friday freaky on Wall Street

By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - Friday could offer an especially wild ride on Wall Street as traders react to the vote on British membership in the European Union and adjust their portfolios to the annual reconstitution of the widely followed Russell stock indexes. The annual FTSE Russell index ...
Business Insider   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:45:55

US Crude Unchanged as Markets Await Brexit Decision

WTI crude is unchanged on Thursday, trading at $49.42 in the North American session. Brent crude is trading at $50.43, as the Brent premium has widened to $1.01. On the release front, Existing Home Sales improved to 5.53 million, matching the estimate. On the release front, US numbers were a ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:43:32

Alternative Thinking on New York Mets Statues, Brexit Bets and the Alternatives Slump

You might have heard, British voters are heading to the polls today, and they'll decide whether to keep calling their meat pies "meat pies" or to succumb to the eternal damnation of being force fed European goulash. read more
yduran / FINalternatives   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:40:06

Brexit: The Vote Details

Key points Polls are open from 7am to 10pm A record 46,499,537 people are entitled to vote Initial indications from around the country are of high turnout, with many polling stations reporting queues FT poll of opinion polls on Wednesday night put Remain fractionally ahead at 47% versus 45% for ...
Robert Wenzel / Economic Policy Journal   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:40:00

EUR/USD: Also depending on Brexit - MUFG

Analysts from The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, hold a bullish bias in the short-term for the EUR/USD pair, supported by the UK remaining in the...
Matías Salord / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:31:16

The Brexit campaign has been a war of numbers as much as words - but there are only four that really count

James Quinn / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:27:30

Currency ETFs That Will Move Regardless of Brexit

The day of decision is finally here for Brexit, the vote that will determine whether or not Great Britain remains part of the European Union. Regardless of the outcome of the Brexit vote, some market observers see big moves ahead for some currency exchange traded funds with an obvious candidate ...
Tom Lydon / ETF Trends   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:26:04

UK would 'never recover' from Brexit

Former BP CEO John Browne said the UK may never recover from leaving the EU.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:22:00

Churchill's grandson: Here's what I think of Brexit

The Conservative Member of Parliament says that the Brexit referendum is "the most important vote in my political lifetime."
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:21:00

What Brexit means for 'Game of Thrones'

HBO's hit epic "Game of Thrones" could face costly obstacles filming its final two seasons if the U.K. leaves the EU.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:19:00

The Brexit Break: What If Stocks are Wrong?

The market might be looking past the Brexit vote , but that doesn't mean its right to do so. Yes, the S&P 500 has 0.7% to 2,100.35, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen 129.50 points, or 0.7%, to 17,910.33, and the Nasdaq Composite has climbed 0.8% to 4,870.64. ...
Ben Levisohn / Stocks To Watch   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:54:49

Brexit bank impact

David Herro, Harris Associates partner, portfolio manager and CIO, discusses the play on European bank stocks.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:52:00

U.S. Markets: What 'Brexit'?

If there's fear in the markets, it's not showing up on the U.S. charts.
Ben Eisen / MoneyBeat   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:49:15

Political Shock Coming No Matter Which Side Wins Brexit

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Britain's EU referendum calls into question the march toward closer ties, suggesting resistance over 'total integration'. This holds true no matter which side wins the vote on Thursday. The Wall Street Journal reports, and I agree, 'Brexit' Vote Will Change Europe, No Matter the ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:45:17

AUD/USD - Aussie Climbs as Markets Expect UK to Stay in Europe

The Australian dollar has posted strong gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend seen in the Wednesday session. AUD/USD is trading slightly below the 0.76 line in North American trade. The markets are anxiously waiting for the results of the Brexit referendum in the UK. On the release front, US ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:43:54

EUR/USD trims gains to 1.1365, Brexit result come into view

The EUR/USD pair extended its up-surge on broad US Dollar weakness and rose to 1.1421 its highest level since May 12, before retracing during early NY
Haresh Menghani / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:40:52

Guess How a Political Crony Voted on Brexit

Tony Blair has tweeted a picture of himself holding a card informing he voted in favor of crony "Remain". As if this is a surprise. Since he has left office, the backroom globalist has joined JPMorganChase in a "senior advisory capacity." He is an adviser to Zurich Financial Services on ...
Robert Wenzel / Economic Policy Journal   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:36:00

GBP/USD struggles to hold above 1.4800, Brexit vote underway

GBP/USD has pulled back from brand new 2016 highs at the beginning of the New York session as all eyes remain on the UK referendum underway. The poun
Ani Salama / FX Street   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:30:21

Brexit Wall St

CNN   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:24:56

Malta strongest in opposing Brexit

Support for Britain staying in the EU is stronger in Malta than anywhere else in the EU, a survey has shown. The Brexit Showt survey was carried on websites in all EU countries, including timesofmalta.com. Readers were asked to express a Yes or No opinion (a Showt) on Brexit. Brexit ...
Keith Micallef / Times of Malta   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:16:00

Prepared Investors Will See BIG MONEY From These Black Swans

Today is the Brexit vote. When this ends, the world can move on to the other numerous Black Swans waiting to hit. Firstly, the consensus is that the US is the early stages of a recovery. Consensus believes GDP growth will be 2.5%+ this year. This is happening when the ...
Gains Pains & Capital   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:08

On Brexit, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

What a seismic vote in European history will tell us.
NY Observer   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:00:05

Ag Traders Time to Shine?

This summer could be full of volatility in the markets, but it might not be in the markets you might expect. Sure Brexit could turn equity and fixed income markets on their respective heads, but the grain markets could end [...]
Value Walk   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:49:47

A.M. Funds Roundup: Bruncertainty Rules the U.K.

Links to the best reading in funds investing: Global stocks rally again as "Brexit" vote is underway - MarketWatch The Financial Stability Board released Wednesday say that mutual funds should be able to lock up funds from withdrawals - Dave Michaels, The Wall Street Journal; PDF of proposed policy recommendations ...
Focus on Funds   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:10:31

Bremain Bounce Fades As Flooding Disrupts Vote

While cable holds near 2016 highs, it has begun to fade modestly from overnight exuberance as concerns over turnout due to torrential rain and flooding in the south of England are raising doubts about the Brexit vote outcome. With the majority of southern-England - most especially London - suffering flooding, ...
Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:05:30

Milan bourse soars (2)

Milan, June 23 - The Milan stock exchange's FTSE Mib index was up 2.9% with three hours to go to the end of trading on Thursday, the day Britain votes on whether to remain in the European Union. The prospect of a Brexit has caused turbulence on the international markets ...
Gazzetta Del Sud   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:01:00

How Uber And Tinder Played Their Part In The Brexit Vote

App developers have played nice with the UK government thanks to a favourable regulatory environment, and helped encourage their Millennial, British users to get out and vote.
Parmy Olson, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:46:00

House Sit-In; Trump, Clinton Trade Barbs; Health Care & Middle-Class Pain; Defending Charleston

Good morning, it's Thursday, June 23, 2016. In Great Britain, citizens are voting today on whether to leave the European Union. The polls show a tight contest. On this date in 1776, American patriots were heading to Philadelphia for a "Brexit" convention of a different sort. London authorities did not ...
Real Clear Politics   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:39:44

10 Thursday AM Reads

Brexit vote is here, and global markets, in rally mode, apparently know something. My morning train reads: • Simplexity: "if you want to suppress volatility, you will suppress returns." (Irrelevant Investor) see also Two Deadly Wealth Management Assumptions (The Reformed Broker) • Funniest thing you will read today: Inside Trump's ...
The Big Picture   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:30:29

Morning Movers: Barnes & Noble Gains on Outlook; Tesla Slips on Downgrade

Stocks are surging despite the fact that the results of the Brexit vote, which begins today, won't be known until the early hours of the morning tomorrow. Reuters S&P 500 futures have gained 0.9%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have risen 0.8%. Nasdaq Composite futures have climbed 0.9%. Barnes ...
Stocks To Watch   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:25:15

Why Bitcoin tanked nearly 25% in 6 days

Bitcoin has plunged almost 25 percent since last week amid problems at a key exchange and diminishing fears of a Brexit.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:02:00

Which Brexiteer Are You?

The post Which Brexiteer Are You? appeared first on Guido Fawkes .
Guy Fawkes' blog   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:57:46

Why traders are buying puts in HSBC

The U.K.-based bank HSBC is drawing bearish positions just ahead of England's "Brexit" vote on whether to leave the European Union.
optionMONSTER   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:45:06

Frontrunning: June 23

'Brexit' Vote: U.K. Heads to the Polls in Historic Referendum on EU Membership (WSJ) The Brits Have No Good Options on Europe Vote (BBG) Stocks Rise With U.S. Futures as Pound Gains While U.K. Votes (BBG) Trump and Clinton Place Bets to Woo Undecided Voters (BBG) China brushes off doubts ...
Zero Hedge   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:41:46

Morning News: June 23, 2016

Asia-Pacific Wealth Exceeds North America's for First Time Europe's Robots to Become 'Electronic Persons' Under Draft Plan Positioning For Brexit Oil Climbs Along With Confidence [...]
Eddy Elfenbein   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:34:13

The English mind

Thinking about England and its future beyond the Brexit vote.
Al Jazeera   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:10:45

Brexit angst like Trump rise: Expert

It's the EU in Britain, while in America, "it's being taken out on Muslims and Mexican immigrants," one economist says.
CNBC   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 11:10:00

Why Glastonbury is every Brexiteer's ideal festival

Cristina Criddle / Telegraph   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:47:33

What to Watch as the U.K. Goes to Polls

Opinion polls suggest the EU referendum is too close to call. With little in the way of precedent for a vote like this in the U.K., here are some clues to watch for as votes are counted.
WSJ   |   Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:20:54

How the Brexit Referendum Will Foster Uncertainty, Volatility and Risk

photo: Rareclass The UK's EU referendum is too tight to call, which will virtually ensure protracted economic uncertainty, market volatility and political risk. The worst has already happened. On June 23, the UK will have its referendum on the European Union (EU) and the Brits will decide whether they should ...
Dan Steinbock / EconoMonitor   |   Wed, 22 Jun 2016 15:15:02

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