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Myles Udland
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    fist of doom
    Where's our daily Newman article about the impending collapse of the economy under Trump?
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    Larry
    Tom ran off due to his lack of understanding of economics. Is there anyone else here that would like to at least attempt to discuss the topic of the nine year recovery? Even if you falter, you'll learn something about advanced economic theory in the process, which is what this comment board is all about. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain.
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    Larry
    Tom's backing down. Is there anyone else here who understand economics enough to debate the past nine years? A doctorate is preferred but not required.
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    Scott
    During Obama's presidency, the S&P 500 went from 840 to 2260, an increase of 169%. The S&P has gone up by 28% under Trump. It will have to reach 6080 to exceed the percent increase under Obama.
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    Mike
    75% of a car’s content be made in the NAFTA region to be exempt from tariffs. We manufacture very little in the US..............where do we win......................
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    Soothsayer
    Obama's socialist agenda caused the biggest financial panic in modern history when he got elected with a Socialist Congress in 2008. Everybody sold everything, with the knowledge that there was no check on Obama's tax hikes on producers, upcoming mountain of regulations against business, cap and trade, and socialized medicine. Luckily Obama squandered all his time on his government takeover of the healthcare system, following Alinsky's Rules for Radicals strategy. And the voters quickly put in a Republican Congress to stop him from completely destroying the economy. Never-the-less, the economy went straight downhill the first 4 years of Obama, despite squandering 850 billion dollars on a "stimulus" that didn't stimulate anything except the national debt.
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    Mactheriverrat
    What I need to know is Yahoo and all its OVERPAID writers haven't got a clue what the markets are about. Yahoo should copy Google's news and finance pages.
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    Larry
    @Anonymous, President Obama saved the entire American auto industry, which many people in his own party were against. That move, along with the Recovery Act which saved the economy from Depression, distinguished him as the #1 greatest economic president of all time. No other president even comes close.
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    Soothsayer
    Another day in Trump paradise. 76 stock market records in less than two years! it took Obama 4 years to get one stock market record!
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    Larry
    President Obama was our greatest economic president ever, so whoever followed him was destined to have a brutal comparison to live up to. But no one expected Trump to have such lack of the basic understanding of economics. No one stimulates an economy when it's already that close to full employment. To do so invites inflation, rate hikes, and eventual recession. But all Republicans care about are the corporations, and their bottom line has indeed flourished. Too bad it will end with numerous rate hikes to kill the very growth Trump created, which cost us $1.5 trillion. Very short term, accountant-like mentality. Sad.