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Market Forces May Impact Emissions More Than Climate Agreements

Just prior to President Trump’s decision to pull-out of the Paris agreement, NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday looked at the impact of the U.S. leaving the Paris Climate Deal. What really would be the ramifications for the U.S.?

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TPP: Why the U.S. Withdrawal Could Be a Boon for China

What will international trade look like now that the U.S. has left TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) negotiations? This recent article published in Knowledge@Wharton examines the TPP and how the US will forge future trade agreements in the region.

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How Will Trump’s Policies Affect the U.S. Economy?

President Trump graduated from the Wharton School of Business in 1968. In this recent article in Knowledge@Wharton, current Wharton faculty offer their opinion on the future of the US economy under the Trump administration.

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Harvard Endowment Fund Will Cut Half of its 230 Employees

With performance that trails its peers, Harvard plans to cut its endowment’s investment group by half.

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How to Make America’s Robots Great Again

Are robots really the future of a manufacturing revolution? Writing for the New York Times, Farhad Manjoo looks at how robotics could impact the future of American business.

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What History Tells Us About Your Investments in 2017

Writing for the Washington Post, Barry Ritholtz takes a look at historic market trends. How did the market react after past Presidential inaugurations? What have the bond markets done in the past? What can the CAPE ratio show us?

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The Trump Administration: What to Expect

“Something between Reaganism and France’s National Front, probably.” states this article from The Economist which explores how the Republican Party will need to reconcile with Trump’s positions in what looks like a voter-revolt.

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Trump’s Planned Economic Policies: What Could Work, and What Won’t?

Knowledge@Wharton has released a 14 minute podcast. Donald Trump’s plans to invest in infrastructure could stimulate the U.S. economy and create jobs, but tax cuts could smother long-term growth, according to Kent Smetters, Wharton professor of business economics and public policy.

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Anti-Globalists: Why They’re Wrong

This recent article published by The Economist provides us with a background on the importance of globalization to the world economy. Within this explanation, the article outlines the current views of free-trade held by the Presidential Candidates.

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Can We Ignore the Alarm Bells the Bond Market Is Ringing?

Is the bond market still a good indicator of economic health and direction? Writing for the New York Times, Neil Irwin believes that the bond market may no longer be the gauge that it has been in the past.

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