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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #60 on: March 03, 2020, 09:18:55 PM »
What a massive turn of events. On Friday he looked finished. On Tuesday he looks SUPER. Moderate Democrats finally have picked their candidate to rally around. The bloom looks to be wearing off Bernie.

And stock futures are way up. I am starting to agree with those who think the Democratic race was also a factor in the big sell off last week in stocks (when it looked like Bernie was running away with the Democratic nomination).


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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #61 on: March 03, 2020, 10:34:36 PM »
Bloomberg's supporters would be voting for Biden if Bloomberg weren't in the race. 

At this point, Bloomberg is helping Bernie.

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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #62 on: March 04, 2020, 05:27:11 AM »
What a massive turn of events. On Friday he looked finished. On Tuesday he looks SUPER. Moderate Democrats finally have picked their candidate to rally around. The bloom looks to be wearing off Bernie.

And stock futures are way up. I am starting to agree with those who think the Democratic race was also a factor in the big sell off last week in stocks (when it looked like Bernie was running away with the Democratic nomination).

Bernie was a tail risk for the stock market that is now substantially reduced.

US elections are a binary affair. Almost anything can happen. I also think that the Covid-19 epidemic - how the economy develops and how the government handles it will play into the election outcome.

Bloomberg’s delegates will probably go towards Biden too. He also will quit the Race - his big bet on Super Tuesday didn’t work out.
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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #63 on: March 04, 2020, 05:31:03 AM »
What a massive turn of events. On Friday he looked finished. On Tuesday he looks SUPER. Moderate Democrats finally have picked their candidate to rally around. The bloom looks to be wearing off Bernie.

And stock futures are way up. I am starting to agree with those who think the Democratic race was also a factor in the big sell off last week in stocks (when it looked like Bernie was running away with the Democratic nomination).

One of the main reasons I started pairing down exposure in October with the end exposure reduction target being February was the Dem nomination process and the potential for a wild socialist candidate. I think we even had a few threads here about a Warren presidency, etc. Going from Trump and great economy to Socialist and Recession would indeed be devastating to markets.

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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #64 on: March 04, 2020, 06:04:02 AM »
If Biden gets the nomination the upcoming debates between Trump and him age going to be epic shit shows. The subsequent SNL parodies are going to be glorious  ;D.
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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #65 on: March 04, 2020, 06:17:30 AM »
I actually hope Biden is the eventual nominee.  For one, he is a lot less dangerous than Sanders.  I don't feel comfortable with Sanders that close to the presidency.   And Two, as I've said before, Biden is the Dan Quayle of the Democratic party, the Trump - Biden debates are going to be epic.

To reply to my own post:  I am pleasantly surprised Biden came out so strong yesterday.  Not that I want him to be president, but I consider him to be the lesser of all the evils on the Democratic side.  Neither a Biden presidency or another 4 years of Trump will be a disaster.  And the debates will be great.  Who ever wins the general election we are guaranteed multiply daily facepalms during the election and 4 more years of hilarity afterwards.

All and all the best outcome that could be hoped for with this crop of candidates.

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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #66 on: March 04, 2020, 07:26:21 AM »
Bloomberg drops out, markets instantly pop a few more points. 

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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #67 on: March 04, 2020, 07:50:53 AM »
Bloomberg drops out, markets instantly pop a few more points. 

That's a shame.  I was hoping he'd stay in and spend more of his fortune running pointless TV ads.  :(

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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #68 on: March 04, 2020, 07:55:50 AM »
It's interesting to note that Bernie would have won a few more states if Warren wasn't still in the race.
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Re: Good Ole Joe is your next President
« Reply #69 on: March 04, 2020, 07:57:13 AM »
It's interesting to note that Bernie would have won a few more states if Warren wasn't still in the race.

Warren reassessing campaign after disappointing Super Tuesday
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/485898-warren-reassessing-campaign-after-disappointing-super-tuesday

Bloomberg dropping out helps Biden, Warren dropping out would help Sanders.  I wonder if the party will put pressure on her to stay in until the end?