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Goldman Sachs Made America Great Again

How does one even begin to recap the fever swamp of trading we witnessed this week?

Let's start with the most ironic part. Remember that last-minute Trump ad, "Argument for America," that was widely criticized for being anti-Semitic because of whom it portrayed as villains? We all got a little worried about that one fellow shown strolling onto the Clinton Global Initiative stage just as Trump gets to the words "large corporations" in this line:

It's a global power structure that's responsible for the economic decisions that have robbed our working class, stripped our country of its wealth and put that money into the pockets of a handful of large corporations and political entities.

That ad made you wonder if this poor guy, Lloyd Blankfein, would be getting fitted for an orange jump suit after a Trump victory. In fact, his firm's hiring of Hillary Clinton to give speeches is arguably a reason she lost the election.

But we can all stop worrying about that guy. It looked a little dicey for him before the election, with his net worth dipping precariously below $1 billion, but he's got even more money in his pockets now:

In fact, if the rally in the stock market is any indication of how America is being made great again, then Goldman Sachs should be at the top of our thank-you card list. And that's why it beats out all contenders for the latest Trade of the Week. With a 15 percent gain in the week, the ol' squid was by far the biggest contributor to the breakneck gain that returned the Dow Jones...


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