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An investor’s guide to Trump’s tweets

Lizzie O'Leary Jan 5, 2017
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Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trumps wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka look at a smart phone.  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

An investor’s guide to Trump’s tweets

Lizzie O'Leary Jan 5, 2017
Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trumps wife Melania Trump and daughter Ivanka look at a smart phone.  TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images
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If you hold stock in Toyota, you saw your shares take a little hit today. When the president elect tweeted about the company saying it should build a plant in the U.S. or face a “big border tax”

The stock dropped about a half percent before settling again.

Well, the financial app “Trigger” — has decided to take advantage of Trump’s propensity to tweet about companies.

Usually, people use Trigger for pre-set investment instructions. Say, trading on a Fed move. But now, Trigger can alert you if the President elect has mentioned a stock you own on Twitter.

There really is an app for everything.

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