The Dow is On Track to Post Its Best June Since 1938

Over the weekend, Donald Trump tweeted about news that the stock market has seen its best June in decades. “Thank you Mr. President!” ended the note. Indeed, the S&P 500 has so far seen a 7.3% month-over-month jump as of June 21, the highest percentage gain over that time period since 1955. The Dow Jones […]

S&P 500 Has Performed 35% Worse Under Trump Than Under Obama

So much for having the “best” stock market returns. During his first two years in office, Donald Trump regularly pointed to the stock market as proof of his leadership’s effectiveness. Experts may have shaken their heads, saying that stock values aren’t an accurate measure of the country’s economic performance. But they are popular with voters, […]

Does Today’s Market Plunge Point To More Losses Ahead?

U.S. markets took heavy losses Tuesday on continued worry about trade, overheated activity, and growing federal government deficit spending. The S&P 500 was down 48 points or 1.65%; the Dow lost 473 points, or 1.79%; and the Nasdaq was off by 160 points, or about 2%. It could have been worse except for a slight […]