US President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters at the White House on May 14. While the S&P 500 soared in the first year of his presidency, Trump’s recent policies have hit market confidence hard. Photo: Abaca Press
Nicholas Spiro
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Nicholas Spiro

Three reasons the ‘Trump bump’ can no longer be counted on to prop up financial markets

  • Standing up to China is now a bipartisan political strategy and the US president’s unpredictable trade policies are taking a toll on market confidence. So, investors should be cautious, especially as Fed rate cuts are not guaranteed

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US President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters at the White House on May 14. While the S&P 500 soared in the first year of his presidency, Trump’s recent policies have hit market confidence hard. Photo: Abaca Press
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