Donald Trump shocked the nation and financial markets Wednesday by defeating Hillary Clinton after a bitterly contested presidential race that alternately electrified and repulsed millions of American voters. “I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all Americans,” the 70-year-old real-estate developer told supporters gathered in New York City. “The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer.”

Markets cratered as Trump’s victory became increasingly clear late Tuesday, with the Republican nominee picking up state after state. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YMZ6, -1.26% were down more than 450 points early Wednesday. The U.S. dollar DXY, +0.06% dropped more than 1%. FULL REPORT