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The Trump Transition Is Transcendent, but the Economy Needs Attention Now

Larry Kudlow, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition continues to go smoothly. Actually, better than smoothly — confidently. More than confidently — transcendently. And to top it all off, the Dow is up 9 percent since the election, while economic-sensitive small caps have jumped nearly 16 percent. These are signs of Trump confidence. Hard-nosed investment manager Ray

Trump Said to Discuss Treasury Post With Blackstone’s Gray

President-elect Donald Trump discussed the possibility of naming Blackstone Group LP’s Jon Gray as Treasury secretary during a half-hour meeting the two held Sunday, according to people familiar with the events. Gray, 46, a billionaire who oversees real estate at the world’s biggest manager of alternative assets, is a Democrat who financially supported Hillary Clinton