Trump’s Power to Alter Economy Has Its Limits

Posted by Mark Pettinga

If you’ve read the financial press in recent weeks, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Donald Trump has the economy and markets in the palm of his hand.

Indeed, the Republican’s surprise victory on Nov. 8 clearly had a big role in boosting the Dow … Read More »


The Post Trump Rally

Posted by Mark Pettinga

The market optimism is understandable. After a long spell of zero interest rates, a baton transfer from monetary manipulation to fiscal stimulus and pro-growth chutzpah can be an exciting regime change. We can finally get back to the business of real economic growth—real men building … Read More »