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

Explaining the Dark Money That Will Influence Election 2016: Trump vs. Clinton

Explaining the Dark Money That Will Influence Election 2016: Trump vs. Clinton

Unlimited contributions have flooded political campaigns, but deeper scrutiny is needed.

Here's How Super PACs Will Have a Major Influence in the Presidential Election

Here's How Super PACs Will Have a Major Influence in the Presidential Election

Super PACs are the result of the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision, and they funnel huge sums of money mostly to Republican candidates but also to Democrats.

3 Issues That Will Be Key for Clinton to Earn Millennial Support

3 Issues That Will Be Key for Clinton to Earn Millennial Support

The presumptive Democratic nominee will have to connect with younger voters on economic issues, including student debt and jobs.

3 Major Challenges for Clinton Campaign and for Bernie Sanders

3 Major Challenges for Clinton Campaign and for Bernie Sanders

Despite the endorsement of Bernie Sanders, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton must convince Bernie Sanders supporters to vote for her.

Democrats Have the Most Progressive Platform in History as Sanders Endorses Clinton

Democrats Have the Most Progressive Platform in History as Sanders Endorses Clinton

The Vermont senator has locked in deals with the Democratic party on climate change, criminal justice reform and a $15-an-hour minimum wage.

The One Issue Clinton, Trump and Sanders All Agree on

The One Issue Clinton, Trump and Sanders All Agree on

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, who has yet to formally end his candidacy, say that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will hurt American business and workers.

3 Growing Problems for Great Britain Post Brexit

3 Growing Problems for Great Britain Post Brexit

It's unclear who will be the next prime minister or if that individual will have the ability to guide Great Britain post Brexit.

Market's Initial Reaction to Brexit Not Unexpected, History Shows

Market's Initial Reaction to Brexit Not Unexpected, History Shows

A selling frenzy often ensues quickly in response to surprising events, while a financial catastrophe usually builds up over time.

3 Big Myths Related to Brexit: Is 'Game of Thrones' in Jeopardy?

3 Big Myths Related to Brexit: Is 'Game of Thrones' in Jeopardy?

The U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union also raises a couple of more serious questions.

What Would Donald Trump's Plans Do to the U.S. Economy? Three Options

What Would Donald Trump's Plans Do to the U.S. Economy? Three Options

Professional economists at Moody's examine what Trump's economic plans would do to the U.S. economy, and their conclusions are not encouraging.