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Finance North America

Federal Reserve in the hot seat

With Donald Trump set to take office in January and the Republican majority in Congress, his statements about reining in the Federal Reserve (Fed) are now turning into rumblings of

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Email scandal has all but erased Clinton debate victories

This is a guest post by Aaron Kall Although Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton dominated all three debates to build a solid lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, these

Economics North America

Consumer protection and China in Trump’s cross hairs

America’s Bilateral Investment Treaty with China and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau face considerable risks from a Trump presidency.

North America Politics

Trump vs Clinton: Economic outlook remains uncertain

With the 2016 US presidential race almost certainly set for a Trump v. Clinton showdown, it is far less clear how their economic policies will play out.

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The Ides of March primaries and likely nominees

In the wake of the May 15 primaries most pundits hold that the die is cast in favor of Clinton and Trump. This is assessment is a bit rushed since

Debate Corner Economics North America

US presidential election 2016: Are Democrats or Republicans better for the economy?

GRI Debate: Which party offers the best economic vision for America? As the US presidential campaign to elect a successor to President Obama kicks into high gear, pundits hotly debate

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

China trade figures show slide. US CPI data to weigh on Fed October meeting. EU officials discuss refugees, Brexit. Democrats hold primary debate. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. China

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TPP Series: Obama wins trade battle, but the war is not over

After six months of political teeth pulling, President Obama has finally received Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) – commonly referred to as “fast track.” But despite this major victory in the battle for

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Will Obama’s State of the Union proposals survive Congress?

Last night, President Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to a special joint session of Congress covering swathes of domestic and foreign policy issues. The important question,

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Midterm Series: Will independents determine US midterm elections?

The US 2014 will hold midterm congressional elections on November 4. Although the House of Representatives is essentially conceded to the Republican Party, the Senate is fiercely contested, and will likely end with