On Thursday, President Donald Trump went on a Twitter tirade about trade with China.
Our representatives have just returned from China where they had constructive talks having to do with a future Trad… https://t.co/LsYihbltRg— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1564680369.0
Trump, who is headed to a golf resort in New Jersey for the weekend, continues to destabilize the stock market with his unpredictable trade policy announcements, often made on social media.
And traders are telling Bloomberg that they wish the President would leave his phone behind, so they could have a less stressful weekend.
“I was easing into vacation mode,” Peter Tchir, head of macro strategy at Academy Securities, said in a message acquired by Bloomberg.
“Thinking about packing and hopefully not having to track markets that closely. That all changed” after Trump announced the new tariffs over Twitter Friday.