Attention All CEOs: Visiting President Trump Could Cause Your Stock Price to Increase!

Kissing the @ss of the president is probably a wise move, Mr./Mrs. CEO. 

New research shows that visiting the White House during President Obama's reign led to a nice pop in the stock price of the company coming to talk shop. According to a new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research, shares of companies whose top executives visited White House officials performed nearly 0.9 percentage points better than the overall stock market after the visits. The authors of the report, finance professors Jeffrey Brown and Jiekun Huang University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, say the stock market lift occurred from 10 trading days before the meetings to 40 trading days after the visits. They analyzed 2,286 meetings between corporate executives and federal government officials at the White House from 2009 through 2015....755 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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