Stock market closes at record high, shrugs off impeachment

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Markets remain unmoved by impeachment of president, ongoing rhetoric between Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell Stock markets in Europe and the United States shrugged off the Dec. 18 vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to impeach President Donald Trump. U.S. stocks rose to all-time highs Thursday, Dec. 19, as investors took news of the impeachment in stride. Kevin Muir, a veteran trader and author of the MacroTourist, a macroeconomics blog popular among professional investors, told The Epoch Times that markets remained unruffled by the vote because participants know there’s essentially no chance Trump will be removed from office. “The market knows the impeachment will not make it through the Senate,” Muir said. “It’s a non-event for the markets. You can see that in
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