2017 has been a fantastic year for stock market investors, against a backdrop of a most extraordinary year in politics. Donald Trump was inaugurated on 20th January 2017 with controversy surrounding his presidency starting the minute he took oath, as ‘debate’ raged over the size of his… inauguration crowd. “The biggest ever”, claimed the White House PR machine. “Doctored photos” and “low turnout” cried the popular press. Welcome Donald Trump and welcome “fake news” to the public arena.