At the beginning of January, Barack Obama was president and the Dow Jones industrial average hadn’t dared venture over 20,000. It was a simpler time.
The world’s ultrawealthy and powerful made their annual pilgrimage to Davos for the World Economic Forum, and several Twitterites took to mocking them. Meanwhile, Michael Kitces had a really handy flowchart, Mark Dow was drinking and trading, and portfolio manager Evan Thurmond needs a new license plate.
On General Economic Topics:
Donald Trump names Rudy Giuliani as cyber security adviser. His first order of business is changing his email password from 9/11.
— Michael Blackman (@ParaComedian09) January 12, 2017
The replacement for Megyn Kelly’s show is ‘Burnin’ Books with Sarah Palin’
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) January 3, 2017
We don’t understand why record stores failed. They had record sales every year.
— SEC Fort Worth (@FortWorth_SEC) January 2, 2017
Our long national nightmare is over: We can now read the 2011 Federal Open Market Committee Transcripts. https://t.co/tGiUgVX3kn
— Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) January 12, 2017
Hold my beer while I short some gold. $GC_F
— Dow (@mark_dow) January 11, 2017
— MichaelKitces (@MichaelKitces) January 11, 2017
Eurythmics Four Factor Authentication pic.twitter.com/m5f7r3MuEW
— Bad Dude (@brian_carnell) January 19, 2017
— Liz Ann Sonders (@LizAnnSonders) January 17, 2017
March 9th 2009: ‘Obama’s Radicalism is Killing the Dow’ (WSJ)