As these lines are written it looks like the United Kingdom will be leaving the European Union.
The Guardian‘s poll tracker reports that 83% of results have been counted and “Leave” leads 52% to 48%.
Here’s how different commodities and futures markets, other than the UK Pound obviously, are reacting.
Gold is soaring like it hasn’t in a while, up over 6% right now:
US 30 Year Treasury Bond futures are up about 3.3%:
Meanwhile, US stock market futures are down over 4.5% percent in some cases:
And by the way, Bitcoin is up about 15% over the past 12 hrs:
If you want to know how I protect myself against such turbulent market moves, and even profit from them, read my post “A Portfolio For All Occasions“.
Update: At this point all votes have been counted and it has been officially announced that the Leave campaign has won the referendum with 51.9% of all votes.
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