The political triumph of reality TV star Donald J. Trump in the United States presidential election was greeted by a 700-point drop in the stock market and a plunging US dollar. This is all familiar territory for President-Elect Trump, who has pledged to run the government like the businesses he bankrupted six times.
God Save the Republic.
“Financial markets tumble amid Trump’s surprising election-night performance,” Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times
“Markets plunge worldwide as Trump shows surprising strength,” Ylan Q. Mui and Simon Denyer, Washington Post
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Image from the Chicago Tribune, 1931.
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