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[–]Chipit 1 insightful - 3 fun1 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 3 fun -  (3 children)

Why would a twitter account move the markets? Markets are composed of physical goods not tweets. These traders are idiots.

[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Well the implication is that the presidents actions would drive the allocation of physical goods (through sanctions and trade bills), which changes the markets. So it makes sense to watch what the people say who control those things, because they can and will affect the price.

However they're finding with Trump that his words are so disconnected from his actions that listening to his words is entirely useless at best, and purposefully misdirecting at worst.

[–]Chipit 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

It's almost as if they should pay attention to the movements of goods instead of whatever lies come out of the mouths of politicians.

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Agree. Actions mean 100x more than words, especially with politicans

[–]sodasplash 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Are they really only understanding this now?