Deena Zaidi is a contributor to various financial websites and academic journals and is based in Seattle. She holds a degree in MBA-Finance from ICFAI Business School and MSc. in International Banking & Finance from University of Durham.
Her areas of interest cover the banking industry (with special focus on reforms and trends) and repercussions of the 2008 financial crisis across various economies including the Eurozone and emerging markets.
Recent Articles By The Author
Trump Isolationist Tendencies May Hurt U.S. Companies
Some observers fear that the new president's confrontational manner could lead to trade wars that undermine U.S. business.
Here's What Might Happen to Dodd-Frank Under President Trump
President Trump has vowed to do 'big number' on the Dodd-Frank financial regulation act. Here's what might happen next.
How Amazon.com Is Becoming the Kind of Retailer It Hurt
In what seems like an ironic twist, Amazon.com is setting up bricks-and-mortar stores, but the company has some high-tech tricks up its sleeve that could transform the shopping experience.
The Future of the Federal Reserve Under the Trump Administration
In the coming years, the Fed's board may have many of the president-elect's appointees. Additionally, the Republicans may push for external scrutiny of how the central bank functions.
Why AI Start-Ups Are Seen as Popular Acquisition Targets for 2017
Artificial Intelligence companies drew immense attention this year, with 155 deals closing across 22 countries, a trend that will most likely continue.
3 Key Global Issues That Could Complicate Investors' Lives in 2017
Populist movements in Europe, the aftermath of Brexit and President-elect Donald Trump's vows to change U.S. trade agreements could destabilize the global economy.
3 Successful Start-Ups That Shun the Spotlight
Mixed Leap, Palentir and Moderna Therapeutics have raised huge amounts of capital in their funding rounds.
6 Important Developments in Autonomous Driving and Ride Sharing
The worlds' biggest automakers are strategically funding ride-sharing start-ups.
5 Great Companies in No Hurry to Go Public: Uber, AirBnB and More
The five companies have a combined valuation of nearly $200 billion; by remaining private, they feel insulated from economic uncertainty and market volatility.
3 Ways Getting Rid of Dodd-Frank Would Alter the Financial System
President-elect Donald Trump has said that he wants to dismantle this law, but what would that mean for the regulatory landscape?