Is Wall Street hedging on a Trump win in 2020? Let our experts tell you why.

Is Wall Street hedging on a Trump win in 2020? Let our experts tell you why. Is Wall Street hedging on a Trump win in 2020? Let our experts tell you why.

April 16, 20192 min read

“The economy, stupid!” It’s a famous quote that Bill Clinton campaigner James Carville used in 1992. And the Ragin’ Cajun was right – odds are, when it comes to Americans casting a vote in presidential elections – the economy calls the shots on how they vote.

And despite the scandals, the Tweets, the gaffes and the indictments – the economy under President Donald Trump is booming.

So, while convention and traditional politics would likely write of the presidency of Donald Trump as a one term wonder - an article about a recent report commissioned by Goldman Sachs says Democrats and pundits shouldn’t be so sure to write him off.

‘In a comprehensive report released late Saturday, the investment bank gave its preliminary thoughts on a general election that’s still more than a year away.

While Trump re-election is far from assured, Goldman’s economists believe the president is bolstered by “the advantage of first-term incumbency and the relatively strong economic performance,” in what is sure to be a “close call” election.’ - Yahoo! Finance

Are you covering the race for 2020?

Should Democrats change their focus away from the scandals and the Mueller Report and focus on economics? If not, what are the issues that will sway undecideds next year?

And what will a potential run by an Independent candidate mean for the race?

There are so many storylines already at play and a long way to go before November 2020 – but the election is already daily news and that’s where our experts can help.

Dr. Marc Clauson is a professor of history and law at Cedarville. Marc is an expert in the fields of political and economic philosophy Dr. Clauson is available to speak with media – simply click on his icon to arrange an interview.

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    Marc Clauson, Ph.D. Professor of History and Law

    Specializes in Legal topics, Constitutional law cases, Policy issues (e. g., health care, environment, etc.), Political philosophy

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