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As The Dust Settles: Goldman Q&A On Life In Trumplandia

• by Tyler Durden

Over the near-term, much will depend on how financial conditions respond to the policy positions of the new administration. Despite today's favorable market reaction, investors may take a dimmer view on proposals to raise tariffs or otherwise restrict international trade.

Via Goldman Sachs,

Q: Where do the final results stand?

A: Republican sweep. At this point, Mr. Trump is likely to finish with 309 electoral votes but is slightly behind Sec. Clinton in the popular vote (the margin is likely to grow as votes are still being counted). In the Senate, one race has not yet been decided but Republicans look likely to hold 52 seats in the next Congress, two less than the 54 they hold currently. Likewise, in the House, four races have yet to be called, but Republicans look likely to hold 241 seats, down six from the their current level (including one vacant Republican seat).

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