The unprecedented victory of President-elect Donald Trump has left many people wondering how his administration might affect the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average last week topped 19,000 for the first time. The Federal Reserve appears ready to again raise interest rates. And retailers, as always, are hoping for a holiday season boon.
Joining host Phil Ponce for a look at the economy and stock markets are Diane Swonk of DS Economics and Patricia Cutilletta of The Cutilletta Group.
Donald Trump and the Future of the Supreme Court
Nov. 15: The Supreme Court under President-elect Donald Trump: Who will he nominate? And could the court actually keep him from doing some of things he wants to do?
The Economic Impact of a Trump Presidency on US, Global Markets
Nov. 9: The outcome of the presidential election sparks a volatile reaction in markets in the U.S. and abroad. What will Trump’s economic impact be nationally and around the globe?
Cubs Historic Win Unlikely to Boost Broader City Economy
Nov. 3: The Cubs victory boosts revenue for the franchise and the bars of Wrigleyville, but beyond the feel-good factor, is there a broader economic benefit for the city?