Yahoo Finance Trumponomics Report Card

Donald Trump
Trumponomics Letter GradeOverall gradeLast updated: 13 Dec 2017

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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 rails against high oil prices, OPEC pushes back
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Trump rails against high oil prices, OPEC pushes back

    WASHINGTON/JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused OPEC on Friday of "artificially" boosting oil prices, drawing rebukes from some of the world's top energy exporters. "Looks like OPEC is at it again. Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and

  • Japan concedes gap with Trump remains on trade framework
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Japan concedes gap with Trump remains on trade framework

    Japan conceded it was at logger-heads with Washington on whether the United States should rejoin the multilateral trans-pacific trade pact, as President Donald Trump's preference for a bilateral deal has created a 'gap' in view points. In a meeting with his U.S. counterpart Steve Mnuchin

  • Japan concedes gap with Trump remains on trade framework
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Japan concedes gap with Trump remains on trade framework

    Japan conceded it was at logger-heads with Washington on whether the United States should rejoin the multilateral trans-pacific trade pact, as President Donald Trump's preference for a bilateral deal has created a 'gap' in view points. In a meeting with his U.S. counterpart Steve Mnuchin

  • Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?
    Reuters5 hours ago

    Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma: hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

    By David Lawder and Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days. After imposing

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    Judge sees 'gaping holes' in Trump lawyer bid to delay Stormy Daniels lawsuit

    By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday signaled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump's personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels' lawsuit over her alleged affair with the U.S. president, but stopped short of putting it on hold. Daniels

  • Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed
    Associated Press6 hours ago

    Trump lawyer must say why he wants porn star's case delayed

    President Donald Trump's personal lawyer must declare in writing that his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination may be jeopardized if legal proceedings aren't delayed in a lawsuit filed by porn ...

  • Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week
    Reuters7 hours ago

    Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

    U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were "not quite done yet," a senior administration official said

  • Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week
    Reuters7 hours ago

    Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

    U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were "not quite done yet," a senior administration official said

  • Analysis: Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?
    Reuters7 hours ago

    Analysis: Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

    U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days. After imposing import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in January

  • Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?
    Reuters7 hours ago

    Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

    U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days. After imposing import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in January

  • In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia
    Associated Press8 hours ago

    In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.

  • Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy
    Reuters9 hours ago

    Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

    By Mark Hosenball and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In its federal

  • Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy
    Reuters9 hours ago

    Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

    The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. In its federal lawsuit in Manhattan, the Democratic National Committee said

  • CNBC10 hours ago

    Cramer: Trump shouldn't be calling on OPEC for lower oil prices

    Jim Cramer argues that OPEC is a "shadow of its former self" and no longer wields control over the price of oil.

  • Former Gov. of Massachusetts: De-scheduling marijuana is 'excellent politics for President Trump'
    CNBC10 hours ago

    Former Gov. of Massachusetts: De-scheduling marijuana is 'excellent politics for President Trump'

    Former Governor of Massachusetts Bill Weld says it makes a lot of sense for Republicans, like President Donald Trump to support marijuana descheduling.

  • Investing.com10 hours ago

    Crude Oil Prices Shrug Off Trump's OPEC Blast to Settle Higher

    Investing.com - Crude oil prices settled at nearly three-and-a-half year highs as the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee confirmed OPEC and its allies compliance with the deal to curb production rose to its highest ever, further stoking expectations for market rebalancing later this year.

  • Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism
    Associated Press11 hours ago

    Trump administration pushes back against trade criticism

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration pushed back Friday against widespread complaints against its aggressive America First trade policies and urged the International Monetary Fund to do more to combat unfair trade practices.

  • Trump campaign rips Democrats' Russian collusion claim: 'This is a sham lawsuit'
    CNBC12 hours ago

    Trump campaign rips Democrats' Russian collusion claim: 'This is a sham lawsuit'

    The Manhattan federal court lawsuit claims Trump campaign officials conspired with Russian officials and spies to help Trump win the election.

  • Melania Trump is brilliantly copying Michelle Obama and becoming the most popular person in the White House
    Business Insider12 hours ago

    Melania Trump is brilliantly copying Michelle Obama and becoming the most popular person in the White House

    Melania Trump was spotted wearing Converse sneakers that retail for less than $50. Michelle Obama was also a fan of wearing Converse — and Trump is no stranger to replicating her look. Creating a more accessible style like Obama's has proved a brilliant political move for Trump.

  • Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week
    Reuters12 hours ago

    Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were "not quite done yet," a senior administration

  • Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week
    Reuters12 hours ago

    Trump, France's Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were "not quite done yet," a senior administration

  • TheStreet.com12 hours ago

    Trump May Be More to Blame For Higher Oil Prices Than OPEC

    The oil cartel has done well to stabilize oil prices over the past 15 months, but the latest commodity surge could have more to do with geopolitical concerns brought about by the president himself.

  • Trump rails against high oil prices, OPEC pushes back
    Reuters12 hours ago

    Trump rails against high oil prices, OPEC pushes back

    WASHINGTON/JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused OPEC on Friday of "artificially" boosting oil prices, drawing rebukes from some of the world's top energy exporters. "Looks like OPEC is at it again. Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and

  • Oil recovers after sliding on Trump tweet criticising OPEC
    Reuters12 hours ago

    Oil recovers after sliding on Trump tweet criticising OPEC

    Oil prices edged up on Friday, stabilizing after an earlier slide driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's criticism of OPEC's role in pushing up global oil prices. Brent crude oil futures gained 28 cents, or 0.4 percent, to settle at $74.06 per barrel. "Looks like OPEC is at it again,

  • Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?
    Reuters12 hours ago

    Trump's next $100 billion tariff dilemma - hit Wal-Mart or Apple Store?

    U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this year when a new list of Chinese imports to be taxed is announced in coming days. After imposing import tariffs on solar panels and washing machines in January