Week In Review: How Trump's Policies Moved Stocks - Saturday, April 4

4. 'BIG & BOLD' INFRASTRUCTURE BILL: Shares of Vulcan Materials (VMC), Eagle Materials (EXP), Granite Construction (GVA), Nucor (NUE), Quanta Services (PWR), Jacobs (J), Martin Marietta (MLM) and U.S. Concrete (USCR) were among the infrastructure levered stocks that moved higher on Tuesday after President Trump said in a tweet that, "this is the time to do our decades long awaited Infrastructure Bill. It should be VERY BIG & BOLD, Two Trillion Dollars, and be focused solely on jobs and rebuilding the once great infrastructure of our Country!" The end of his tweet made reference to "phase 4," in an apparent call for his suggested infrastructure bill to be the next round of COVID-19 stimulus approved by Congress.

5. TARIFFS ON FOREIGN GOODS: President Trump is rebuffing calls from hundreds of companies to drop tariffs he has placed on foreign goods, arguing that the tariffs do not impose costs on U.S. companies, The New York Times' Ana Swanson reported earlier this week. The White House has been considering an executive order that would defer tariff payments on some imports, but Trump says he has yet to approve the measure.

6. NEW EMISSIONS RULE: Via Twitter, President Trump said that, "My proposal to the politically correct Automobile Companies would lower the average price of a car to consumers by more than $3500, while at the same time making the cars substantially safer. Engines would run smoother. Positive impact on the environment! Foolish executives!" Publicly traded automakers include Daimler AG (DDAIF), Fiat Chrysler (FCAU), Ford (F), General Motors (GM), Honda (HMC), Nissan (NSANY), Tesla (TSLA), Toyota (TM) and Volkswagen (VWAGY).

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