The Trump Bump vs Dump Trump: how investors decipher the Trump presidency

By Julie Chon Two opposite views of the Trump presidency may be headed for a collision.Continue reading: The Trump Bump vs Dump Trump: how investors decipher the Trump presidency

By Julie Chon

Two opposite views of the Trump presidency may be headed for a collision.

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What we’re talking about when we’re talking about Trump-ian populism

A tough question hangs over any assessment of a movement labeled populist: How should we understand the difference between populism, and merely a straightforward politics that prioritises the middle class or an aggrieved group of citizens?

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A tough question hangs over any assessment of a movement labeled populist: How should we understand the difference between populism, and merely a straightforward politics that prioritises the middle class or an aggrieved group of citizens?

Continue reading: What we’re talking about when we’re talking about Trump-ian populism

Trump stays the populist course in first speech as President

The inaugural speech of US President Donald J Trump (yes, it feels as strange for us to write as for you to read) sounded much like the speeches of candidate Donald J Trump, with little detectable change in either substance or in tone.
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The inaugural speech of US President Donald J Trump (yes, it feels as strange for us to write as for you to read) sounded much like the speeches of candidate Donald J Trump, with little detectable change in either substance or in tone.

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Trust, Treasuries and Trump

Trust is perhaps the most important quality of rich countries. We investigate what that might (or might not) have to do with a country’s ability to borrow.
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Trust is perhaps the most important quality of rich countries. We investigate what that might (or might not) have to do with a country's ability to borrow.

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Critics of Facebook should be careful what they wish for

For all the flak Mark Zuckerberg deserves, he is right to be extremely cautious about becoming an arbiter of truth.
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For all the flak Mark Zuckerberg deserves, he is right to be extremely cautious about becoming an arbiter of truth.

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A tech lobbyist discusses President Trump

Bradley Tusk is a lobbyist for tech companies with experience in centrist technocratic politics. In the video below, recorded at the Web Summit in Lisbon, he talks with Alphaville about why so many people feel the system is rigged against them and why …

Bradley Tusk is a lobbyist for tech companies with experience in centrist technocratic politics. In the video below, recorded at the Web Summit in Lisbon, he talks with Alphaville about why so many people feel the system is rigged against them and why this feeling was expressed by voting for Donald Trump.

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The Trump we want vs the Trump we get

In the absence of concrete policy plans from the incoming Republican administration, and a sense of how those might play with the respective caucuses (caucusi?) in the House and Senate, the easy assumption is the Federal government will spend more on b…

In the absence of concrete policy plans from the incoming Republican administration, and a sense of how those might play with the respective caucuses (caucusi?) in the House and Senate, the easy assumption is the Federal government will spend more on bridges and roads and/or cut taxes. But history suggests Trump can act in unpredictable ways.

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