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January 2017

Trump, Republicans & The Stock Market

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Donald J. Trump became our 45th President today. On this historic day we paused to watch the ceremony and now we move on to speculate what investors will do as the policies of this new administration take form. Time will tell if the Trump administration can implement all the changes promised since November. Ronald Reagan said the most dangerous words in our language are “I’m here from government and I am here to help”. Reagan believed less government is better and government gets in the way of individual progress and economic growth. Donald Trump agrees and promises to reduce regulation, lower taxes and rebuild America. Trump’s unorthodox communication style and threat to change the way business is done in Washington has many on edge. The longer the changes are debated before enacted, the greater the uncertainty and the more volatile the stock market. To offer a precise outlook is virtually[more…]