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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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  • Politics
    Yahoo Finance

    Even Trump-aligned lawmakers are resisting his advice on the debt ceiling

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  • Entertainment
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    GB News and Donald Trump join forces on the comeback trail

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  • Politics
    Reuters

    Trump defense chief Esper sues Pentagon for redacting parts of memoir

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