Very little of substance has been different during the first nine months of the Trump Administration than it would have been had Hillary Clinton won the election

Heather Long tweeted: Investors sure aren't worried about much… they keep brushing off hurricanes, North Korea nukes, the Fed and DC politics https://t.co/j8qmInOzs6 — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) September 20, 2017 The truth is that I’d brush off those things, too. North Korean nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles? It’s a really bad thing that they have …

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Things are looking up, but are things looking better than they really are?

I absotively, posilutely despise CNNMoney’s term “Trumponomics.” Nevertheless, this is a completely fair and unbiased article from them: Trump’s economic boom: 3 red flags by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | March 2, 2017: 3:29 PM ET President Trump is already taking a victory lap on the economy. “Since November 8th, Election Day, the Stock Market …

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A steel industry revival in Pennsylvania President Trump gets part of the credit

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Energy boom, rail hopes, Trump order stoke Pa. steel revival by Joseph N. DiStefano, Staff Writer @PhillyJoeD | JoeD@phillynews.com | Updated: February 28, 2017 — 11:43 AM EST “It has been a brutal 20 years” for eastern Pennsylvania steelmakers, and now the industry’s growing again, says Wayne-based engineer James L. Barends, …

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The professionals keep telling us stocks will drop; the investors keep pushing stocks higher

From CNNMoney: Wall Street is getting worried about Trump by Chris Isidore and Heather Long | February 8, 2017: 7:04 PM ET Powerful voices on Wall Street are expressing concern that President Donald Trump isn’t going to be everything that investors had hoped for. In recent days, three of the nation’s largest banks have issued …

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Thud! In 2016, GDP increased only 1.6%, slowest since 2011

From The Wall Street Journal: U.S. GDP Grew 1.9% in Fourth Quarter President Trump has set a goal of generating 4% annual growth by overhauling the tax code and rolling back regulations, among other measures By Ben Leubsdorf and Eric Morath | Updated Jan. 27, 2017 8:50 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The U.S. economy decelerated in the …

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Ford cancels Mexico plant; Ford stock jumps The incoming President is doing what he said he would do, even before he takes office

Darn it! I wish that I’d had more money to buy Ford when the stock was below $2.00! Ford cancels Mexico plant. Will create 700 U.S. jobs in ‘vote of confidence’ in Trump Ford is canceling plans to build a new plant in Mexico. It will invest $700 million in Michigan instead, creating 700 new …

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The #Trumprally in stocks I do so love it when professional whiner Paul Krugman is proven wrong

Just 21 days ago, Heather Long tweeted: The Dow Jones industrial average is just 77 points away from hitting 19,000 https://t.co/c4M08aZVlG #stocks #bullish — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 16, 2016 And today? BREAKING: Dow hits all-time high of 19,538.49. It's up 1,200 points since Trump was elected. #stocks #Trumprally pic.twitter.com/8OBcFIu9bf — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) December …

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