Goldman expects USD upside under a Republican victory

Heading into the Trump/Biden debate this week, Goldman was out with a useful note on their expectations for a Republican victory.USD: Upside bias under a Republican victoryTariff Policies: Trump has proposed several potential tariff policies, including a 10% across-the-board tariff on imports and a 60% tariff on imports from China. These tariffs are expected to strengthen the USD due to reduced import volumes and increased demand for domestic goods.Market Expectations: Prediction markets suggest a higher probability of a Republican sweep, which typically aligns with stronger fiscal conservatism and policies that favor a stronger dollar​US Stocks with high International revenue or supply exposure: Expect pressure for these types of stocksRetaliatory Tariffs: The risk of retaliatory tariffs from other countries in response to US tariffs could negatively impact companies with significant international sales.Supply Chain Disruptions: Tariffs on imports from China could disrupt supply chains and increase costs for companies reliant on Chinese suppliers.Geopolitical Tensions: Heightened geopolitical tensions could further strain international operations and revenues for these firms. Technology and cyclicals are highlighted as sectors with the highest international sales exposures​ This article was written by Arno V Venter at www.forexlive.com.

Goldman expects USD upside under a Republican victory

Heading into the Trump/Biden debate this week, Goldman was out with a useful note on their expectations for a Republican victory.

USD: Upside bias under a Republican victory

  • Tariff Policies: Trump has proposed several potential tariff policies, including a 10% across-the-board tariff on imports and a 60% tariff on imports from China. These tariffs are expected to strengthen the USD due to reduced import volumes and increased demand for domestic goods.
  • Market Expectations: Prediction markets suggest a higher probability of a Republican sweep, which typically aligns with stronger fiscal conservatism and policies that favor a stronger dollar​

US Stocks with high International revenue or supply exposure: Expect pressure for these types of stocks

  • Retaliatory Tariffs: The risk of retaliatory tariffs from other countries in response to US tariffs could negatively impact companies with significant international sales.
  • Supply Chain Disruptions: Tariffs on imports from China could disrupt supply chains and increase costs for companies reliant on Chinese suppliers.
  • Geopolitical Tensions: Heightened geopolitical tensions could further strain international operations and revenues for these firms. Technology and cyclicals are highlighted as sectors with the highest international sales exposures​
This article was written by Arno V Venter at www.forexlive.com.