The vote in favor of a "Brexit" has shocked investors and sent stock markets plummeting around the world. Years of financial uncertainty lay ahead on a global scale as the U.K. and EU find their footing.
The momentum appears to favor those who wish to remain in the European Union. The betting market Betfair said the probability that the country will stay stands at 86 percent. Optimism in financial markets also points in that direction.
Employers added 215,000 jobs in July and the unemployment rate held at a seven-year low of 5.3 percent, possible signs of further progress in the U.S. labor market that’s keeping the Federal Reserve on the path toward raising interest rates as soon as next month.