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Trump's first 100 days: the honeymoon period is over

April 28, 2017 8:10 PM
On Saturday 29th April Donald Trump will mark his first 100 days in office. Rather than rehash his political successes and failures, we have decided to let stock market performance do the talking. We have looked at the best and worst performers in the Dow Jones Industrial Average since Trump’s inauguration on 20th January, as you can see in figure 1...

Can Trump’s tax plan lift stocks even higher?

April 26, 2017 3:59 PM
The big news from overnight was the record high in the Nasdaq, which broke 6,000 for the first time. Tech stocks have had a stunning month with Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (Alphabet), known as the “fangs” all reaching record highs, ahead of their earnings figures due out this week. But, will president Trump’s tax plan boost them further?