Politics of Wall Street - TheStreet Archives
"Politics of Wall Street" was a weekly series published on Fridays that focused on election campaigns for U.S. House and Senate seats, and the positions of the candidates that could impact specific financial services companies.
Politics of Wall Street
The stock market crash of 1929, and resulting Great Depression, still matter today. No doubt, the lessons learned from the market collapse almost a century ago still resonate today.
U.S. equity markets appeared unmoved by the latest political crisis to envelope the White House Thursday, as President Donald Trump lashed out at an anonymous editorial in the New York Times that accused his administration of being 'impetuous, adversarial, petty and ineffective.'
President Donald Trump said he was ready to increase tariffs on China-made goods to as much as $500 billion in order to address what he has called an unfair trade deficit with the world's second largest economy.
Comparative advantage is an economic term that describes doing what you do best, and leveraging that against what you don't do so well. World economies depend on the outcome.
Powell submitted identical opening remarks to the House Committee on Financial Services ahead of his second day of testimony.
NAFTA is the North American Free Trade Agreement -- an agreement between the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep trading costs low and bolster the North American market.
President Donald Trump says his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin may be the "easiest" part of a week-long European trip.
President Donald Trump had harsh words for NATO General Secretary Jens Stoltenberg and Germany in comments that suggest he may use the two-day summit as leverage for his broader ambitions on trade between Washington and Brussels.
President Trump is reportedly deciding between four candidates and recently narrowed the field to two judges.
The EPA's deputy administrator Andrew Wheeler, who the Senate confirmed in April, will assume the role of acting administrator on Monday.
Let's go over the day in politics.
Even if the United States does come to a peaceful resolution of its trade disputes, economic pain may be unavoidable.
President Donald Trump pressured U.S. officials to ease restrictions on China's ZTE Corp. just as his National Security Adviser appeared to threaten European companies doing business with Iran with potential sanctions.
As the president withdraws from the Iran nuclear deal, American consumers could face rising oil prices.
The two world leaders will focus on how to work together to build stronger counter-terrorism operations.
Germany's top U.S. business lobbyist warned on protectionist policies Friday and its Economy Minister suggested legal action if border taxes are put in place by President Donald Trump.
Even though President Trump's tax plan seems likely to raise the federal deficit by more than $7 trillion over the next ten years, it's likely to help small business owners.
All that tweeting Donald Trump is doing about Mexico might be setting it up for the perfect revenge.
Riots have broken out in D.C. after Donald Trump became President of the United States.
Former Goldman Sachs executive Steve Mnuchin was questioned about his offshore entities by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) Thursday morning.