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MarketWatch.com – Since the surprise win of Donald J. Trump in the U.S. presidential race, many pockets of the financial markets have enjoyed a “Trump Bump”—while others have fallen fast and hard.
For example, the 10-year Treasury yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.24% jumped 50 basis points to 2.36% as of the close of Nov. 23, a 52-week high and back to the level last seen in July 2015. The Russell 2000 index RUT, +0.09% jumped 12% while the MSCI Emerging Market Index 891800, +0.88% plunged 6%, a 1,800-basis-point performance difference in just two weeks. The Dollar Index DXY, +0.02% jumped nearly 4% and reached 13-year high, back to the level last seen in April 2003. This table shows many of the divergent returns since election night:
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