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Binyamin Appelbaum and Jim Tankersley in The New York Times
Writing in The New York Times, Binyamin Appelbaum and Jim Tankersley report that “a wave of optimism has swept over American Business leaders, and it is beginning to translate into the sort of investment in new plants, equipment and factory upgrades that bolsters economic growth, spurs job creation — and may finally raise wages significantly.”
Appelbaum and Tankersley write that top executives are particularly excited about President Trump’s regulatory rollback, which eliminated 22 regulations for every new one implemented last year. Business leaders also applauded tax reform. “Businesses acknowledge that the most important reason for their increased optimism is the simple fact that the domestic economy continues to expand, with few clouds on the horizon,” Appelbaum and Tankersley report.
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