These 55 stocks have at least doubled since Trump was elected The Republican majorities in the House of Representatives and the Senate may pass a combined tax reform bill this week, which President Trump would sign, giving him a major victory before the holidays.
This may well be icing on the cake for investors riding a strong stock market since Trump’s election.
To put things in perspective, we’ve put together a big list of stocks that have at least doubled since Election Day on Nov. 8, 2016.
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We began with the S&P 1500 Composite Index, which is made up of the large-cap S&P 500 SPX, +0.90% the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index MID, +1.05% and the S&P Small-Cap 600 Index SML, +1.75%
From the close on Nov. 8, 2016, before Trump’s surprise election victory, through Dec. 14, 2017, the S&P 1500 index returned 27%, with dividends reinvested. Here’s how that performance has measured up against its three component indices and th..
Bitcoin futures debut on world’s biggest exchange at $20,000, then pull back The price of bitcoin could be ready to move through a new record of $20,000 this week if the start of trading on the world’s biggest futures exchange is any indication.
January futures BTCF8, -0.67% opened at $20,650 on Sunday evening on the CME Group CME, +0.43% That level marked a session high, but the action started to reverse later, when the contract fell to a low of $18,345. It was last trading at $19,510, with roughly 637 lots having traded hands.
Some observers expect futures volume will pick up now that CME is trading the contract. On Cboe Global Markets Inc. CBOE, +0.25% , whose own bitcoin futures contract began trading a week ago, January futures XBTF8, +14.46% , were changing hands slightly lower at $19,230.
Trading volumes on the Cboe have been fairly low, which to some observers isn’t much of a surprise as the initial margin required to get exposure on both Cboe and CME is so big, participa..