Bernie Marcus: ‘The Business Community Is Brimming with Optimism Across America’

WASHINGTON, D - APRIL 4: US President Donald Trump makes remarks at the 2017 North America's Building Trades Unions National Legislative Conference at the Washington Hilton on April 4, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
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Bernie Marcus, co-founder of Job Creators Network and retired co-founder of The Home Depot, pens an op-ed titled “Trump’s Results” stating that President Donald Trump has set an optimistic tone for the business world.

From RealClearPolitics:

The business community is brimming with optimism across America – the highest level in ten years. I know it, because I hear it from my colleagues every day. We’re hopeful, and for good reason: President Donald Trump is moving his job creation agenda forward resolutely.

Maybe because so few politicians have ever signed the front of a paycheck, they don’t see what CEO’s see.

We look past the remarkable 12 percent growth in the stock market, a rising tide lifting pensioners and middle class Americans alike, and see the Consumer Confidence Index, which just hit its highest mark since December of 2000. “Consumers’ assessment of current business and labor market conditions improved considerably,” Lynn Franco, director of economic indicators at The Conference Board, said in a statement on Tuesday.

That’s all 100 percent Donald Trump. But there’s far more, if you get past the screaming negative headlines and listen.

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