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Wall St Power: Are Financial Elites a Good Fit for Trump’s Cabinet?

  • Published on Feb 6, 2017
    In his bid for office, Donald Trump promised to take on Wall Street, reign in big corporations, and blasted the Clintons for their ties to big banks. But now that he’s in the White House, he’s filled his cabinet with Goldman Sachs officials, spurring fiery debate. How much power will Wall Street’s elite have over decision-making in the new Administration? And is that really a bad thing? We ask a former Chase and Merrill Lynch Wall Street banker, the bestselling author of Money and Power and the Price of Silence – William D. Cohan.

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February 7, 2017 - Posted by | Economics, GeoPolitics | , , , ,

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