Markets Will Ignore Trump Turmoil Unless One Of These Things Happen

Recent political chaos has caused few ripples in mostly tranquil financial markets – and that’s unlikely to change in the near term.

The first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency have not created the predictable environment most market participants want out of Washington, D.C., but U.S. equities have continued on an eight-year bull run almost unabated, according to Greg Valliere, because most of the bad news is irrelevant to investors.

“We have to be mindful of how truly good the fundamentals are,” says Valliere, chief global strategiest at Charlotte-based Horizon Investments.

from FA News http://www.fa-mag.com/news/markets-will-ignore-trump-turmoil-unless-one-of-these-things-happen-33937.html

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