Economic markets lose faith in President Trump

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Campaign promises haven’t become reality

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During his campaign, President Donald Trump set a target of 3% economic growth for this country, but growth in the first quarter fell significantly short of that goal.

The third and final estimate of real gross domestic product came in at a mere 1.4% for the first quarter of 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

And that’s not the only target the new president looks likely to miss. In fact, as the president approaches the end of his first six months in office, it seems that he’s no closer to fulfilling his campaign promises than the day he took the helm of the world’s largest economy, according to an article by S&P Global [paywall].

As the administration fails to hit its targets, or pass its legislation, Americans are becoming less optimistic in the future of the economy, according to…

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