Trump on stocks: I don't like what im seeing

2016 Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump on investing in the U.S. stock market.

Why Trump 'Got Out' of the Stock Market

By Stocks FOXBusiness

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he’s never been a big investor, but when it comes to putting his money in U.S. stocks he told the FOX Business Network’s Stuart Varney, “I don’t like a lot of things that I see.”

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“I did invest and I got out and it was actually very good timing,” he said.

Trump expanded on why he’s skeptical of investing in the markets.

“I don’t like a lot of the signs that I’m seeing. I don’t like what’s happening with immigration policies. I don’t like the fact that we are moving tremendous numbers of people from Syria --are coming into this country and we don’t even know it... Interest rates are artificially low. If interest rates ever seek a natural level, which obviously they would be much higher than they are right now -- you have some very scary scenarios out there,” he said. 

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He added: “The only reason the stock market is where it is, is because you get free money.”

When asked about how a Trump presidency would affect the stock market, the real estate tycoon said “it’s going to go great.”

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“We are going to spur a lot of things. I built tremendous wealth for myself… But I built tremendous companies with some of the greatest assets in the world… I have very, very low debt. You know, I’ve had it both ways. I love debt, I’ve always loved leverage and debt, but as you get older you don’t like it as much,” he said.

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