Daniel J. Hopkins, Eunji Kim University of Pennsylvania, and Soojong Kim (Penn): Does Newspaper Coverage Influence or Reflect Public Perceptions of the Economy? The truth about the Trump economy, explained: A massive change in perceptions masks continuity with the Obama years. Rebekah Entralgo on 5 things you should know about the Trump economy. How the dollar stays dominant: American currency has retained its value and the trust of the public — will the president change that? Big profits drove a stock boom — did the economy pay a price? Inflation and stocks are both up, and that’s stirring some worries. Economists beginning to worry Trump might nuke the economy after all. The economy really is broken — but we know how to fix it.

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