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

Here's How Social-Media Bigs Are Curbing the 'Fake News' Problem

Here's How Social-Media Bigs Are Curbing the 'Fake News' Problem

These companies drew a lot of post-election criticism, but they are trying to address the issue.

3 Economic-Related Things to Watch for During a Trump Presidency

3 Economic-Related Things to Watch for During a Trump Presidency

Dodd-Frank, the choice of economic advisers and Federal Reserve transparency could be the first of many changes.

4 Features of the Presidential Election and What They Might Mean

4 Features of the Presidential Election and What They Might Mean

The presidential campaign, which is in its final week, has offered an unprecedented number of surprises and been marked by controversy.

Businesses Need Capital, and Here's How They Can Raise It

Businesses Need Capital, and Here's How They Can Raise It

Last year, venture capitalists invested more than $72 billion in companies. That's nearly triple the amount of seven years ago.

Three Problems That Twitter Will Have to Overcome

Three Problems That Twitter Will Have to Overcome

The social media company has been unable to generate enough advertising revenue to satisfy investors. The number of Twitter (TWTR) users also isn't growing fast enough.

Good, Bad and Ugly Potential Outcomes of a Falling Pound

Good, Bad and Ugly Potential Outcomes of a Falling Pound

Exports may increase, but investors may be hesitant to invest in British markets, and U.K. businesses may face shortages of skilled employees.

Trump Presidency Would Likely Unsettle Markets; Clinton Win Would Not

Trump Presidency Would Likely Unsettle Markets; Clinton Win Would Not

Equity markets may see significant fluctuations to events that are widely perceived as negative.

Unicorns Could Go Public in Greater Numbers After Snap's 2017 IPO

Unicorns Could Go Public in Greater Numbers After Snap's 2017 IPO

With highly valued start-ups delaying their initial public offerings, the Snapchat parent's debut may encourage others to follow suit.

Ethics, Not Just Profits, Are Influencing Banks' Share Prices

Ethics, Not Just Profits, Are Influencing Banks' Share Prices

The Wells Fargo (WFC) scandal has intensified scrutiny on how big banks conduct their business.

VC Update: Investments Seen Hitting a Mammoth $74 Billion in 2016

VC Update: Investments Seen Hitting a Mammoth $74 Billion in 2016

The volume of deals may have slowed, but the total amount of deal funding to start-ups remains strong.