White House Denies Axios’ Report Which Denied Reuters Report About Trump’s Border Tax

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Feb 24, 2017 3:21 PM

Around noon today, retail stocks jumped after Axios reported that Trump’s econ advisor Gary Cohn was opposing a House version of the Border Adjustment Tax, giving hope to retailers who were battered following yesterday’s Reuters interview in which Trump said that he supports “some form” of border tax.

The result, as we observed earlier, was a  mirror image of yesterday’s retail selloff, “as now the market no longer has to fear Trump’s tweets, but his staggering position reversals, now coming inside the span of a day.”

In retrospect the market had nothing to fear, because shortly after its origianl report on BAT, Axios followed up with a second report, according to which the White House denies the original report on Cohn’s BAT statement, and says that Trump’s position is unchanged from what he said yesterday.

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