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What’s Ahead In 2016 – Key Events Of The Next 12 Months

January 2, 2016

Source of report here.

Elections, elections, and more elections is the ‘change’ meme for 2016 but, as Bloomberg details, the key events of the year ahead vary from a California marijuana referendum to Brazil’s Olympics, and from Davos to SCOTUS. No matter what, 2016 holds a lot of opportunity for volatility, and without The Fed’s safety net, who knows what that means for markets…

Here’s a selected calendar of key events for the year.

January 

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Construction at Cheniere Energy Inc.’s liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal. Source: Cheniere Energy via Bloomberg

Taiwan holds an election and may choose its first female president.

U.S. begins production of liquefied natural gas for export from Cheniere Energy’s terminal in Louisiana, the first since 1969.

World leaders gather for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Follow our special report.

Vietnam’s Communist Party Congress convenes to make leadership changes and set policy.

UN monitors may conclude that Iran has implemented all steps required under July nuclear accord, allowing the U.S. and Europe to lift sanctions.

February

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Donald Trump. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

The race to elect America’s 45th president kicks off with the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. The caucuses in Nevada and the primary in South Carolina will also be closely watched.

Pope Francis visits Mexico.

Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

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