Wide range of energy market impacts at play in the race for White House
Stakes are high across the US energy and commodities sectors as President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden volley to shape energy, climate and trade policy for the next four years.
Biden has called for a swift pivot to clean energy while Trump makes the case for the country’s abundant fossil fuel resources. The winner – who may not be known immediately after the Nov. 3 election – will control regulations that could stymie or accelerate growth across energy sectors and markets and help to direct investment. For oil, natural gas, petrochemicals and metals, trade policy also looms large in the election stakes, after Trump’s chaotic trade policies reshaped commodity flows.
Read how the two presidential candidates varying energy agendas will impact the commodity industries, broken down by sector.