Ian Eppler  //  4/16/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump announced he no longer opposes the Export-Import Bank (WSJ).

  • David Graham, at The Atlantic, argues that President Trump’s changed position on the Export-Import Bank is just one example of recent changes that should call us to question his credibility.
  • Politico speculates President Trump may be moving toward more business-friendly, moderate policies.
  • Chris Cilizza, at CNN, believes President Trump’s changed positions are normal course of his negotiation tactics.

Federal Reserve appointments shouldn’t be politicized, urges Robert Rubin in the NYT.


Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

The Senate confirmed Jerome Powell to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve chair.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Federal Reserve vice chairman urged central banks to "tread cautiously" with digital currencies.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Update | Week of October 30, 2017

11/6/17  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration has taken dozens of deregulatory executive actions. Thanks to a series of resignations, President Trump has a rare opportunity to reshape the Federal Reserve’s board of governors.