Sunday , March 24 2019
Home / FT Alphaville / Debt markets let us know what they think about Republicans last night

Debt markets let us know what they think about Republicans last night

Summary:
Alphaville woke up at 2am in London last night, grabbed for our phones and discovered a string a tweets suggesting that Democrats reach for their wine. Around 1:30am GMT, several Republican-leaning districts in Florida had gone Republican. A Democratic-leaning district in Indiana had swung right, hard. A race in suburban Virginia was too tight. And out of anecdotes came a false precision: FiveThirtyEight's live prediction model had twitched up, giving Republicans as high as a 60 per cent chance of holding the House. At 1:35am GMT Nate Silver, the model's author, instructed it to ignore partial vote counts, making it less sensitive. But the tight races and the loose model had already — briefly — released an idea into the world: the Republicans might keep it all. The spike showed up in

Topics:
FT Alphaville considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Tyler Cowen writes What do concert audiences really want?

Tyler Cowen writes Ross Douthat on some reasons for the electoral college

Tyler Cowen writes Saturday assorted links

Greg Mankiw writes Memo to Senate: Just Say No

Alphaville woke up at 2am in London last night, grabbed for our phones and discovered a string...

FT Alphaville
FT Alphaville is a free daily news and commentary service giving finance professionals the information they need, when they need it. In a world where market professionals are inundated with information there is a pressing need to edit and filter, and hopefully sow a few ideas along the way. That’s where the FT Alphaville team comes in.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *