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Trump says Yellen and Cohn possible Fed chair picks: WSJ

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

US President Donald Trump named on Tuesday two possible candidates to run the Federal Reserve over the next few years: current Fed Chair Janet Yellen and Mr Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn, according to an interview with The Wall Street Journal. 394 more words

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Goldman Sachs could be about to tighten its stranglehold on global markets

(Source: www.businessinsider.com)

  • President Trump is reportedly considering naming economic advisor Gary Cohn, former president of Goldman Sachs, to head the Federal Reserve.
  • His appointment would make the Fed the third major world central bank currently led by a former top Goldman executive.
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Inside the White House’s policymaking juggernaut - POLITICO

For decades, the National Economic Council has been a home for wonks who have quietly helped grease the policy gears in the White House.

But under director Gary Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs banker, the once staid and process-oriented NEC has become a central force in the vicious policy battles playing out in President Donald Trump’s White House. 15 more words

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Trump has Major Trip to Saudi Arabia Planned, will Discuss Massive Weapons Deal for Saudis

Bowing to pressure from the H.R. McMaster, Dina Powell, Gary Cohn coalition, President Donald Trump’s first overseas trip is scheduled to be in Saudi Arabia, multiple sources confirmed after… 338 more words

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We Should be Taking President Trump's Tax Plan Seriously

By: David J. Herzig

Today President Trump’s top tax advisors laid out the first details of the his tax plan. Chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin unveiled the plan which according to… 622 more words