As Trump Creates Chaos, Mnuchin Takes Steps to Calm the Markets

Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary is seeking to calm stock market investors.  They are nervous due to the chaos in Washington that has been caused by his boss. The president shut down key parts of the government, fired the Defense Secretary, and withdrew U.S. troops from Syria without consulting anyone. And then he threatened to fire the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, which would be a disaster and lead to more stock market losses. read more