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The threat of US economic policy deadlock is looming

The markets are becoming increasingly sceptical about Trump’s ability to enforce any coherent economic policy mix. Even if his advisors in this field are seasoned bankers, the White House is rapidly losing its grip on critical decision-making areas, such as the budget stance.


Gad Levanon analyses the investments in the US

“After Two Flat Years, Investments In The US Are On The Rise”

Argemino Barro | The Conference Board is a non-profitable organisation set up just over half a century ago by 12 big corporations to soften their public image during a time of social unrest. Nowadays it offers analytic tools for different sectors of the economy and has 1,200 companies from 60 countries as partners. Its chief economist, Gad Levanon, analyses here the situation of the US economy in the Trump era.


US protectionism

US Protectionism Could Toss World Trade Into Tailspin

Razeen Sally via Caixin | International trade is in trouble after the global financial crisis and, with the new Donald Trump administration, the world faces a protectionist onslaught. As a result, there are three ways that international trade can go from here — one considerably more likely than the other two.