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Election Day: Pre-Market Trading

WORLD HEADLINES – Futures on the S&P 500 Index slipped, European shares pared an advance and gold eked out gains, pointing to investor caution before the U.S. presidential election, with opinion polls showing Hillary Clinton narrowly ahead of Donald Trump.

STOCKS – Stock markets are turning cautious after rallying around the world on Monday and continuing their gains through trading in Asia.

BONDS – Most bond yields retreated on Tuesday after rising across the board on Monday. The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury yield fell one basis point to 1.815 percent.

COMMODITIES – Natural gas sold-off to test recent lows during the overnight trading session.

CURRENCIES – Gyrations in the $5.1 trillion foreign-exchange market waned and the dollar held its gain versus the yen before U.S. voters cast their ballots in the presidential election.

ECONOMIC DATA – CAD Building Permits m/m due at 8:30, US JOLTS Job Openings at 10:00, Presidential Election all day.