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Markets May Not Know How to Handle Trump Scandals but Bitcoin Booms

In these uncertain times many are taking an interest in alternative forms of currency. This is especially true with so-called cryptocurrencies that aren't tied to any government the way traditional currencies are but also rings true for more proven commodities like gold. Once again, in these interesting times, it seems...

Trump's First 100 Days: Wins, Losses, and What Could Be Next

In his first 100 days, President Donald Trump has certainly had a tenure unlike any other in recent memory. With previous pledges falling by the wayside and new causes (like Canada) cropping up in the President's plans, it's been as difficult as ever to predict what might happen next. As...

Debate Over Trump's Economic Policies Grows

As new data released shows the U.S. economy growing, President Trump's policies have caused controversy. Most recently his order to roll back environmental protects has some wondering if the President's plan could have an adverse effect on the economy.

Tourism Industry Braces for "Trump Slump"

At this point any potential impact that President Trump's policies could have on the tourism industry over the next four years (or more) is pure speculation based on very recent and mostly reactionary data. That said, with foreign travel to the United States making up such a massive market —...

Final Obama-Era Jobs Report Released As Economic Uncertainty Grows

Earlier this week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released their jobs report for January 2017, which just so happens to mark the last 20 days of the Obama administration. As FiveThirtyEight notes the latest report is starkly different from the one released as the 44th president assumed the office eight years ago....

What the Dow Hitting 20,000 Really Means

Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average reached a new milestone, surpassing 20,000 for the first time ever. This achievement was quickly heralded by observers (who had been eyeing it for weeks following some close calls) as well as by President Trump who said he was "very honored" by the accomplishment....

With Trump in Charge, Are Import Tariffs Coming Soon? 12

As we all know this past year Donald Trump embarked on a historic campaign that defied all odds and ended with him assuming the title of President-Elect of the United States. Along the trail, when he wasn't talking about other top issues such as immigration, Trump was railing against foreign...

With Interest Rates Poised to Raise, What Will Change? 2

There may still be several uncertainties when it comes to the impending presidency of Donald Trump but the market is already responding. Since Trump's victories in Pennsylvania and other key state states that made him the President Elect, mortgage rates, bonds, and the dollar have all risen significantly and stocks have...