Taking Stock 

Trump, taxes and tech

Taking Stock

Trump, taxes and tech

Not long after an asteroid passed within 27,000 miles of planet Earth, the US House of Representatives narrowly passed a motion that should smooth the way for Donald Trump's proposed tax cuts, which the president believes will 'turbo-charge' the economy. The asteroid’s trajectory qualified as a 'near miss' from an astronomical perspective, but the 216-212 margin in the lower chamber of Congress also falls into that category, particularly in terms of its potential effect on stock market performance.

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