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U.S. Election Guide to Markets: What to Watch With One Day to Go

  • Investors less sure of winner than gamblers, poll aggregators
  • Trump-win hedges reverse on FBI Clinton news after Friday gain
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How Cautious Should Markets Be Over the U.S. Election?

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Investors are dialing back hedges against a Donald Trump upset victory without abandoning them.

Traders entered the final trading session before U.S. voters head to the polls seeming less certain of the outcome than prediction-market gamblers and polling aggregators. As of last week’s close, options bets on where the S&P 500 Index would be the day after the election suggested Hillary Clinton had a 63 percent chance of becoming president, Janus Capital Group Inc. said in an e-mail on Saturday.