Trump boasts about stock market record highs

Friday, 06. December 2019 14:18

United States President Donald Trump boasted on Friday about record highs posted by major indices on Wall Street, sharing their year-to-date gains.

"Stock Markets Up Record Numbers. For this year alone, Dow up 18.65%, S&P up 24.36%, Nasdaq Composite up 29.17%. “It’s the economy, stupid.”" US president wrote on Twitter.

Trump has repeatedly taken credit for the rise in the value of stocks on Wall Street, claiming that if he didn't become president, the stock market would have plunged.

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