Ten tweets: A year on from the US election

Many thought he wouldn’t be in power for long, but this week marks a year since Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States.

We’ve spent the intervening 12 months learning to love Twitter, watching White House press aides come and go (very quickly) and worrying over on-line spats with Kim Jong-un.

So, to mark the anniversary in true Trump style, here are 10 tweets looking at how he has impacted – and may still influence – the stock market and economy:

The story so far

How to invest: three tweet-sized fund options

  1. Hermes US SMID Equity: invests in smaller and medium-sized companies that would benefit the most from a corporate tax cut.
  2. Lazard US Equity Concentrated: more small caps in the portfolio and its investment style is adjusted to capitalise on market conditions.
  3. AXA Framlington American Growth: has a bias towards mid-caps and performs well when the US market is in a growth phase.

*Source: FE Analytics, 9 November 2016 to 2 November 2017, total returns in US dollars.

**Source: First Trust Advisors LP, Morningstar returns in US dollars from 1926-31 March 2017.

***Source: FE Analytics, total returns of the S&P 500 in US dollars, 9 March 2009 to 31 Oct 2017.

Past performance is not a reliable guide to future returns. You may not get back the amount originally invested, and tax rules can change over time. The views of the author and any people interviewed are their own and do not constitute financial advice.