FBI James Comey informed congress that newly discovered emails regarding Hillary Clinton’s private email server have been reviewed. The news that Comey discovered newly uncovered emails relevant to Clinton’s server had previously gave momentum to Donald Trump’s candidacy. In a letter to Congress on Sunday, Comey had stated that the Bureau worked “around the clock” to determine whether or not the emails containted sensitive information. He stated that “based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton.”
A law enforcement official told NBC News that the FBI’s continued review of the emails on Anthony Weiner’s laptop were all duplicates of previously read emails by FBI agents. Weiner is a former congressman and husband of Clinton’s aide Huma Abedin.
Effect on Market
The FBI’s release of “newly found emails” regarding Hillary Clinton’s private email server seemed too well timed closing in on the election. The announcement by the FBI had slammed the market down. The political typhoon had pushed investors that believed Clinton would trump Trump into a disarranged state. Many of which had to begin to believe in a Trump victory.
“This is good news for investors who have an appetite for risk in this environment,” said Naeem Aslam, market analyst at Thinkmarkets. “The base case scenario for most of the traders is that Hillary Clinton will be a winner of the US election.