Deena Zaidi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?