Donald Trump Sworn In As The 45th President Of The United States

Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you.

We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people.

Together, we will determine the course of America and the […]

By |January 20th, 2017|2017|2 Comments


January 17,2017
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood blog was shocked to learn ads posted in 20 U.S. cities offer protesters money to disrupt President-elect Trump’s inauguration this week in Washington, D.C. An organization called “Demand Protest” posted the ads on the website The San Francisco based group is offering people a […]

By |January 17th, 2017|2017|12 Comments

Trump conducts his own sting operation to ensnare intelligence briefers – and says he caught them leaking

President-elect Donald Trump described a sting operation he says he conducted after growing frustrated at a series of leaks about his own classified briefings
He says he decided to tell no one about a particular briefing, shielding even his longtime scheduling aide, Rhoda, to rule out the possibility leaks were coming from his staff
When word got […]

By |January 12th, 2017|2017|1 Comment

Deutsche Bank’s top economist favors Trump over status quo

By Frank Siebelt | FRANKFURT

Deutsche Bank’s (DBKGn.DE) top economist said U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will be an improvement on “a mediocre status quo” and drive economic growth in the country higher.

“We will see a move from dogma to pragmatism,” David Folkerts-Landau said at a dinner with journalists on Monday, forecasting U.S. economic growth in 2018 […]

By |January 11th, 2017|2017|0 Comments

Re-Energized Dollar Looms Over the Rest of the World

On Wall Street, the rising dollar has been one of the most visible signals of growing optimism in the U.S. economy; for many other countries, it spells trouble.

Updated Jan. 1, 2017 10:03 a.m. ET

On Wall Street, the rising dollar has been one of the most visible signals of growing optimism in the U.S. economy. […]

By |January 2nd, 2017|business and finance|0 Comments

Trump builds team of bosses to shake up Washington

By James Oliphant and Emily Stephenson | WASHINGTON

With more than 20 nominees now selected, Donald Trump’s cabinet appears much like the president-elect himself: mostly older, white males, many of them wealthy, who see themselves as risk-takers and deal-makers and prize action over deliberation.

Trump, who says Washington is “broken” and controlled by special interests, has largely […]

By |December 19th, 2016|2016|1 Comment

Measures of Economic Optimism Are Shooting Up All Over the Place After Trump’s Win

A morning in America moment?
Luke Kawa
December 15, 2016, 11:39 AM EST

It feels like another ‘Morning in America’ moment — the animal spirits are just waking up.

Following the election, a number of indexes that track confidence have jumped, with respondents citing the potential for deregulation and tax cuts once President-elect Donald Trump takes office as the cause […]

By |December 16th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Dollar Climbs to Strongest Since 2003 on Fed Path; Bonds Drop

Cecile Gutscher
Jeremy Herron
December 14, 2016, 6:15 PM EST December 15, 2016, 4:12 PM EST

The dollar rallied to its strongest level since 2003 against the euro, while gold plunged as the prospect of a steeper path for U.S. interest rates going forward filtered through markets. U.S. stocks rebounded from their worst day in two months as […]

By |December 16th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Silicon Valley CEOs didn’t hide their distaste for Donald Trump. Now comes the reckoning

Evan Halper and David PiersonContact Reporters

Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurs made little effort over the last year to conceal their distaste for Donald Trump, a candidate whose social media savvy belied what they saw as a staggering disregard for the innovation economy and the tech culture that has fostered it.

Now comes the reckoning.

Some of the nation’s top […]

By |December 14th, 2016|2016|0 Comments

Banks to Donald Trump: Don’t Kill Dodd-Frank

pic J.P. Morgan’s Mr. Dimon

Bankers admit they love the guaranteed bailouts, lack of competition and regulated margins of Dodd-Frank 
December 10, 2016
the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, Big banks have an unexpected message for President-elect Donald Trump: Don’t trash the Dodd-Frank Act.“We’re not asking for wholesale throwing out Dodd-Frank,” J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. chief […]

By |December 11th, 2016|2016|0 Comments