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Q1 – 2017 Economic & Financial Markets Summary
Matthew Kopsky

The repeal of Obamacare failed, infighting within the Republican Party jeopardizes many of President Trump’s pro-growth initiatives including tax reform and the Federal Reserve raised interest rates. And despite all of this, the S&P 500 Index rallied 6% in the first quarter of 2017. How did this happen? In short, investment fundamentals, at least for now, won over politics.