Donald Trump lashed out on social media again, suggesting there had been election fraud but has yet to provide evidence. The election results are incomplete and votes are still being counted.
In 2008, Obama won 53 percent of the popular vote against John McCain and 51.1 percent four years later against Mitt Romney when voters backed him to serve another term.
Speaking at the White House on election night, President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory as votes were still to be counted.
U.S. futures swung wildly as no clear winner had emerged and prospects of a contested election increased.
The dollar has strengthened over the past week, despite being down on Election Day, though it is still down around 10 percent since March.
Senior bank officials at Deutsche told Reuters the lender was tired of negative publicity around its relationship with the president.
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Data from Bankrate showed that average monthly fees for interest checking accounts hit record highs of $15.50, a 3 percent rise on last year.
The wealth of Tesla chief executive Elon Musk skyrocketed 277 percent from March to October. Meanwhile, almost 62 million Americans lost work between March 21 and September 19.
President Donald Trump regularly polls strongly on the economy, one of the few advantages he has over his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Future contracts for the Dow Jones rose 79 points, while the futures for the S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite edged higher into positive territory.
General Motors and Nikola have been in ongoing talks about a potential partnership deal worth $2 billion.
Asia's largest corporation, founded by the billionaire Jack Ma, took control of a leading hypermarket chain and won approval for the listing of an offshoot in Hong Kong.
China's economy grew 4.9 percent between July and September compared to the same quarter last year, a little slower than expected but signaling a strong recovery.
Among those surveyed aged 60 and over, 59 percent said they felt more confident in the future of Social Security under Biden, compared to 43 percent for Trump.
A company realignment has handed the 14-year veteran and former intern significant control. He will oversee distribution of content globally and house the company's streaming services.
According to the social media giant, Trump has spent more in Texas, Iowa, Ohio and Nebraska. The president is targeting blocs of voters in states that could tip the election result.
As election day looms, the U.S. president has pulled a planned $17 million worth of ads in Ohio, Iowa and New Hampshire.
New measures could see tech giants paying corporate taxes on profits where they operate and they will be unable to shift them to tax havens.