Category Archives: Political & Geopolitical

CEOs to Trump: Deregulation More Important Than Tax Cuts

Our main topic today revolves around the reactions President Trump got from the CEOs of some of America’s largest corporations in meetings he had with them this week. Mr. Trump advised these corporate bigwigs of two things: 1) that he was willing to offer them very attractive corporate income tax cuts and significant reductions in…

President Obama’s Legacy – Weaken America For Eight Years

If you have read me for very long, you know a few things about my political leanings, which I don’t hesitate to espouse now and then. I’m a free-market conservative that believes in smaller government, balanced budgets and lower taxes, just to name a few. President Barack Obama is the first black president of the…

Ray Dalio: Trump Presidency Could Be Huge For Markets

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio, founder of the $160 billion behemoth Bridgewater Associates, believes we’ll see a major boost in the economy after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. I don’t know Mr. Dalio personally but I know a number of people who do, and they agree that he is brilliant. On December 19, Dalio posted a…

Consumer Confidence Highest In A Decade In December

It is becoming increasingly clear that more and more American households are expecting a Donald Trump administration to deliver. They are more upbeat about the prospects for the economy, the labor market and their incomes, according to the Conference Board’s latest Consumer Confidence Index released on December 27. The results corroborate surveys by the University…

Steve Forbes: Trump’s Tax Cuts Should Be Big & Bold

Donald Trump’s campaign theme was “Make America Great Again.” In an effort to make that happen, Mr. Trump promised to revive our sluggish economy with the largest income tax cuts since Ronald Reagan, tax simplification and rolling back government regulations that hamstring businesses. He also promised to slash the corporate income tax rate from 35%…