Traders try to make sense of Trump's surprising stimulus halt

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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What was President Donald Trump thinking when he said stimulus talks were off?

At first glance, the President's action would seem to be against his interest — winning the election.