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

6 Consequences of the Brexit

6 Consequences of the Brexit

The long-term economic impact of the referendum vote remains unclear, but the short-term fluctuations have clearly reflected that the outcome was unexpected.

Immigration Among the Key Issues in the Brexit Vote

Immigration Among the Key Issues in the Brexit Vote

Those who favor leaving the EU say easy immigration is costing British workers jobs and higher wages, but those who want to stay say that is not the case.

Bernie Sanders Has Lost the Democratic Nomination but He Isn't Done Fighting

Bernie Sanders Has Lost the Democratic Nomination but He Isn't Done Fighting

The self-described socialist senator from Vermont wants to overhaul America's financial services industry and is committed to defeating Donald Trump in the fall election.

3 Reasons Why Britain’s EU Referendum Is a Bigger Deal Than You Might Think

3 Reasons Why Britain’s EU Referendum Is a Bigger Deal Than You Might Think

Britain votes on June 23, 2016 whether to stay in the European Union. A vote in favor of a 'Brexit' would have serious implications around the world.

Here's How the Fed's Interest Rate Decision Affects M&A Activity

Here's How the Fed's Interest Rate Decision Affects M&A Activity

The Federal Open Market Committee enters its two-day meeting Tuesday, and whether or not it changes monetary policy may affect the mergers and acquisitions landscape.

3 Signs Clinton, Sanders, Democrats Will Unite to Take On Donald Trump

3 Signs Clinton, Sanders, Democrats Will Unite to Take On Donald Trump

The primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has at times been bare-knuckled, but here are three signs the Democratic Party will unite to defeat Donald Trump.

4 Uncertainties That Could Delay the Fed's Decision to Lift Rates

4 Uncertainties That Could Delay the Fed's Decision to Lift Rates

How the Federal Reserve proceeds depends on a number of factors. Although tightening monetary policy may be in the cards, the time frame for that happening is unclear.

Court Decision to Restore Libor Antitrust Suits Presents Latest Challenge to Big Banks

Court Decision to Restore Libor Antitrust Suits Presents Latest Challenge to Big Banks

The banks are accused of manipulating Libor rates for their own benefit.

Here's What Might Happen if There's a 'Brexit' -- and if There Isn't

Here's What Might Happen if There's a 'Brexit' -- and if There Isn't

The UK'S EU membership referendum is on June 23, and while recent polls suggest that Britains are inclined to stay, that's not a sure thing.

How the Three Largest U.S. Banks Got So Big -- And What's Next

How the Three Largest U.S. Banks Got So Big -- And What's Next

Mega mergers helped the three largest U.S. banks by assets get as large as they are today. How did that happen? And what does it mean going forward?