The president asked federal regulators to lessen the pressure on corporations to report quarterly profits. He joins many others in trying to ensure long-term investments built on fundamental values, such as innovation and integrity.
Bythe Monitor's Editorial Board
Investors in the stocks of corporations are often categorized as being either patient for long-term returns (the ants) or impatient for short-term profits (the grasshoppers). On Friday, President Trump joined a rising chorus of critics by asking federal regulators to move toward rules that would further favor the patient investor – which can include funds in which about a third of Americans put aside money for retirement.