How politics is coloring how we’re reacting to the market’s rise and fall
The market was not always so welcoming to Trump. Fears about his presidency started on election night, when stock market futures indicated prices would fall as Trump’s upset win became clear. The downturn never came. Stocks instead launched on an upward tear. Conservative media outlets took joy in pointing out all the commentators who incorrectly predicted a stock disaster if Trump won. GK COO, Danilo Kawasaki, speaks to this in this Washington Post article.