Does Donald Trump Need to Bring the Deficit Down?

How much does the economy need to grow to support the infrastructure investments and tax cuts promised by Donald Trump?
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How much does the economy need to grow to support the infrastructure investments and tax cuts promised by Donald Trump?

At TheStreet's post-election investing event, Lewis Altfest of Altfest Personal Wealth Management said it is important to bring the deficit down relative to GDP. He also pointed to the importance of the nation's debt equity ratio.

Barry Ritholtz of Ritholtz Wealth Management brought up the economic theory that the middle class is a post-World War II aberration which is getting squeezed back into nothing.

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.