Last week, President Donald Trump declared a National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush which fell smack in the middle of a rollercoaster week for the stock markets.
A National Day of Mourning is a big deal. The federal government is closed, including the stock market and the U.S. Postal Service, although Jeff Bezos figured out a work-around to get Amazon packages delivered that day.
It’s an interesting coincidence in the midst of a tumultuous week for the markets, with massive declines stemming from Donald Trump’s tweets about being a “Tariff Man” and an opaque and unclear trade truce with China.
Makes one wonder: Was Trump trying to stop the losses and turn things around by putting the pause button on the stock markets?
What the hell is happening in the White House these days? We sent Trump in to clean up the…