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Trump Just Took Credit for the Stock Market's Huge Rally (Again)

  • Trump says the stock market is climbing ‘because of me’
  • Earnings forecasts have barely budged since the election
Donald Trump

Donald Trump

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Step aside analysts. U.S. President Donald Trump knows why stocks are at an all-time high.

Speaking to reporters on Air Force One over the weekend, after the S&P 500 closed Friday at fresh record, Trump said: “The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money, I’ve always been great with jobs, that’s what I do."