January 18, 2022

DNI Clapper expresses ‘Profound Dismay’ over Trump Russia leaks

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By Todd Beamon From Newsmax Director of National Intelligence James Clapper late Wednesday expressed “profound dismay” to Donald Trump over the leak of a dossier of unsubstantiated negative information on the president-elect’s ties to Russia. Clapper said he assured Trump in a telephone conversation that the two-page summary was “not a U.S. intelligence community product […]

Ford cancels $1.6 billion Mexico plant after Trump criticism

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From Newsmax Ford Motor Co. will scrap plans to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, after coming under criticism by President-elect Donald Trump for shifting small-car production south of the border. The next-generation Focus compact car will be built at an existing factory in Hermosillo, Mexico, and Ford will cancel plans to build a […]

Giuliani out of running for state, any position in Trump administration

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From Newsmax Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is no longer under consideration to serve as secretary of state under Donald Trump, the president-elect tweeted Saturday morning after his transition team announced it Friday. CNN reported Giuliani has been told he is no longer in contention for the top U.S. diplomat post, but the incoming […]

WSJ: Junk Bond Market Signals Market Optimism Over Trump

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By F McGuire From Newsmax Junk-bond investors are “sending relatively optimistic signs” about a Donald Trump administration, The Wall Street Journal reports. “Prices are dropping, and money has been flowing out of high-yield bond funds. But risk premiums haven’t risen, and companies are still issuing bonds—suggesting that a market renowned for picking up early signs […]

Caribbean reaction to the Donald Trump election victory

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By Ken Richards From WINN FM St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): His campaign was vitriolic, sometimes acrimonious. He was labeled a racist, a bigot, anti-Mexican, anti-immigrant, anti-muslim. Despite this, Republican candidate Donald Trump was on Tuesday elected the 45th president of the United States. President-elect Trump defied the polls and popular media hype that favoured […]

Donald Trump’s shocking victory is defying all of the doomsday markets predictions that preceded it

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By Bob Bryan From Business Insider Before Tuesday’s US presidential election, there were many dire warnings about the stock market’s reaction to a President Donald Trump. Analysts and economists expected markets to fall. Justin Wolfers at the Brookings Institutionmodeled a 10-15% declinefor the market in the event of a Trump win. Jonathan Golub at RBC […]