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Since Donald Trump's election, most economic news has been positive, despite the media's attempt to wish it away. In fact, before the election, more than a few financial reporters forecast losses for the stock market and our national economy in the event of a Hillary Clinton loss. Yet here we are: the Dow is up 20.5% , the NASDAQ is up 21%, and the S&P is up 16%. Once again, the "experts" have been proven wrong.

Check back at this page regularly — we plan to post more examples of the good economic news we are sure is coming our way, as the beneficial effects of President Trump's policies continues to take hold.


Consumer confidence hits highest level since December 2000

Consumers were even more optimistic in October than economists polled by Reuters expected.

Consumer confidence rose to 125.9 in October, according to the Conference Board.

The index "increased to its highest level in almost 17 years," Lynn Franco, Director of Economic Indicators at The Conference Board, said in a statement. That was in December 2000, when the index hit 128.6.

Posted: October 31, 2017 1:45 PM


First reading on third-quarter GDP up 3.0%, vs 2.5% rise expected

The U.S. economy unexpectedly maintained a brisk pace of growth in the third quarter as an increase in inventory investment and a smaller trade deficit offset a hurricane-related slowdown in consumer spending and a decline in construction.


Trump Makes Christmas Great Again – Experts Forecast Best Holiday Spend In Years

According to Gallup research, retailers will see the best holiday sales in years thanks to President Trump’s vow to make Christmas great again.


Nearly 1.5 Million Fewer Americans on Food Stamps Under Trump

Nearly 1.5 million Americans dropped off the food stamp rolls since President Trump’s inauguration in January 2017, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) statistics on food stamp enrollment.


U.S. Jobs, Pay Show Solid Gains in Trump's First Full Month

U.S. employers added jobs at an above-average pace for a second month on outsized gains in construction and manufacturing while wage growth picked up, as the labor market continued its steady improvement in the new year.


Taiwan's Foxconn, assembler of iPhones, considering Wisconsin plant

A Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones and other electronics is considering building a plant in Wisconsin that could employ thousands of people and give Gov. Scott Walker a huge political boost as he prepares to run for re-election.


Teacher resigns over 'Make America Great Again' T-shirts

A Georgia teacher surrounded by controversy over students wearing "Make America Great Again" T-shirts has given her resignation to school officials.


Making Growth Great Again

In May 2014, a broad collection of thinkers and politicians gathered in Washington to celebrate a new conservative “manifesto.” The document called for replacing stodgy old Reaganite economics with warmer, fuzzier handouts to the middle class. Donald Trump must have missed the memo.


Yes, President Trump Is Making America Great Again

Six months into his first term, President Trump's headline achievements are often overshadowed by the media's daily assault on the White House. I hear the misgivings of my tech industry colleagues, but let's face facts: By objective measures, Trump is fulfilling his famous campaign promise to "Make America Great Again."


New Exchange Traded Fund plans to 'make America great again'

A planned index fund is hoping to “make America great again” by investing in companies that support the Republican Party.


Singer wears ‘Make America Great Again’ dress to the Grammys and sees sales soar

One singer got political at the Grammys Sunday night by donning a “Make America Great Again” dress, complete with letters spelling out Trump’s name at the bottom.