Marketplace Morning Report

with David Brancaccio

11/08/2017: Can we credit Trump with the stock market's gains?

November 08, 2017

(Markets Edition) In the year since President Trump was elected, the Dow has risen 28.5 percent — the largest post-election yearly rise since 1945. While Trump has credited himself with this growth, Susan Schmidt — senior vice president and portfolio manager at Westwood Holdings Group — joined us to explain why it's difficult to determine the direct cause. Afterwards, we'll look at the IRS' commissioner's decision to step down, and why this comes at a critical time. Plus: We talk about what the aftermath of Brexit means for businesses.  

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News happens while you sleep. Marketplace Morning Report gives you a head start on the day. Throughout the morning, host David Brancaccio shares the latest on markets, money, jobs and innovation, providing the context you need to make the smartest decisions. And from London, host Anu Anand presents Marketplace Morning Report from BBC World Service to bring you up to speed as the global economy shifts. It's the world perspective you need, from two trusted sources.