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How Trump could completely reshape the federal reserve

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 11/11/2017 The resignation of Vice Chair Stanley Fischer reminds us that the fed faces an uncertain future This Friday will mark ten years since Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. Whatever happened in the decade before and wherever

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping go head-to-head

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 3/04/2017 If the US president expects significant economic climb-downs this week, he’ll be disappointed Later this week, ‪on 6th-7th April, Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet at Mar-a-Lago in Florida. Unlike previous meetings between

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Can Merkel and Trump work together?

First published: CapX, 16/03/2017 Stormy weather has shifted Angela Merkel’s trip to see the US President to tomorrow; it provides the perfect metaphor for German-US relations. There are several contentious foreign policy issues, some of which have gone off the boil

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Trump’s Congress speech: The same man but in softer colours

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 1/03/2017 The details were predictably hazy, but a policy picture is gradually emerging Yesterday evening, President Donald Trump gave his first address to both Houses of Congress. It marked a significant change in tone from the “American

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Trump’s attempt to roll back financial regulation deserves to fail

First published: Prospectmagazine.co.uk, 13/02/2017 Anything more than a tweak to Dodd-Frank would be risky Around nine years ago, the US investment bank Bear Stearns was in trouble, finding increasing reluctance on the part of markets to provide the liquidity it

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