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Yahoo Finance Trumponomics Report Card

Donald Trump
Trumponomics Letter GradeOverall gradeLast updated: 13 Dec 2017

About this report card

Yahoo Finance is tracking the performance of the economy under President Donald Trump, compared with six prior presidents going back to Jimmy Carter. We’ve chosen six key economic indicators that directly affect the well-being of ordinary Americans, with data provided by Moody's Analytics. Know more about our methodology, and click on the article below to read the latest update.

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  • Trump senior aide Kushner and team heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar
    News
    Reuters

    Trump senior aide Kushner and team heading to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

    White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and his team are headed to Saudi Arabia and Qatar this week for talks in a region simmering with tension after the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist. A senior administration official said on Sunday that Kushner is to meet Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the Saudi city of Neom, and the emir of Qatar in that country in the coming days.

  • EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with U.S. in face of China threat: Financial Times
    Politics
    Reuters

    EU proposes new post-Trump alliance with U.S. in face of China threat: Financial Times

    Relations between the United States and Europe have been strained under President Donald Trump. The EU and most of the bloc's states have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden. "As open democratic societies and market economies, the EU and the US agree on the strategic challenge presented by China’s growing international assertiveness, even if we do not always agree on the best way to address this," the FT cited the draft plan as saying.

  • Trump expresses doubt on whether Supreme Court will hear election cases
    Politics
    Reuters

    Trump expresses doubt on whether Supreme Court will hear election cases

    "The problem is it's hard to get it to the Supreme Court," Trump said in a telephone interview with Fox News. Trump said he would still continue to fight the results of election, which was won by Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. "My mind will not change in six months," Trump told Fox News.