By Dan Celia for Townhall.com | Image from Townhall
For all the talk of how America’s protectionism may sink this bull market in stocks, it’s still very much “America first” on Wall Street — just look at stocks.
Five regions and countries, including the Eurozone, the U.K. and Japan, trail U.S. stock returns this year. Only Saudi Arabia and Norway have performed better, with 17 percent and 9 percent returns, respectively. On average, most regions are down around 4 percent. The U.S as measured by the S&P is up 0.03 percent.
President Donald Trump has been about the business of fundamentally changing America. These fundamental changes are very different than former President Barack Obama’s fundamental changes. President Trump seemingly wakes up every morning thinking about promises that he has not yet kept and goes about the business of doing just that—keeping them. Continue reading…