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Analysis: Trump Can Be Good for the US Economy

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A yearslong standoff between two different approaches in the American economy could finally be at an end with Donald Trump's election, according to a CNBC analysis.

The Federal Reserve's monetary policy has been to keep interest rates near zero to pump up the economy, but growth has been tepid.

The government's fiscal policy is its approach to the tax code and government spending. President Barack Obama's first term started with a stimulus package but Congress hasn't been able to get Congress to pass much more since then.

Now that Republicans will control the White House and both houses of Congress, that standoff could be over, and that means he could be a massive force for good for the U.S. economy.

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