The mid-term polls in the United States are expected to be held on November 6 of this year, with the Republicans currently controlling both chambers of the Congress: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The three major indices in the United States are generally characterised as the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and tech index NASDAQ.
Volatility has made its return to the United States’ stock market, albeit not the way bullish investors would like. A recent decline in the US equities market erased the gains of many weeks in a matter of days in both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 indices.
Corporate America is in high spirits on the back of solid earnings growth in 2017. More than 75 percent of all listed companies on the S&P 500 Index (SPX) reported higher than expected EPS (earnings per share) growth