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Barry Ritholtz

Why Wall Street Isn’t Freaking About Trump

Tariffs, trade wars! So what? This is what he promised as a candidate. 

Hate to disappoint you folks, but it just doesn’t matter.

Hate to disappoint you folks, but it just doesn’t matter.

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Ominous headlines have dominated the news since Donald Trump was elected president. A parade of unprecedented events, ranging from trade wars to mind-bending changes in the western alliances, have many on edge.

But not investors.