Finance executives believe that a President Donald Trump would be more positive for the economy, but many are dissatisfied with the choices of both parties. Here are five articles looking at the presidential race from a finance viewpoint.
Donald Trump is the overwhelming choice for the next president of the United States among finance executives and other CFO readers, with about 55% of 576 respondents favoring him compared with about 35% for Hillary Clinton. Read more.
Trump’s tax plan is the clearest, most business-friendly policy we have seen in many years, according to Tom Wheelwright, Chief Executive Officer, ProVision. Read more.
The greatest impact the next president can have on the economy will be through the enactment of tax reform. While he is voting for Clinton, Leonard Bickwit Jr., Member, Miller & Chevalier, says her plans for tax reform are seriously deficient. Read more.
Even the most ambitious public-investment plans are only as good as their funding sources, and by that measure, Clinton’s plan is much likelier to succeed, according to Robert McIntyre, Director, Citizens for Tax Justice. Read more.
Wall Street may prefer the certain (Clinton) to the uncertain (Trump).There are at least three reasons that election years magnify financial market volatility, according to Paolo Pasquariello, Associate Professor of Finance, University of Michigan Read more.