I'm running a bit late this morning with the Daily Newsletter. So I will make it shorter than usual to get it out earlier. Let's move away from earnings season here. I think the macro view I want to focus on is Trump's approval rating and what that means for his likely policy platform.
Trump Unchained Revisited
Back in March, I coined a term "Trump Unchained" to represent the likely shift in tone coming out the White House as non-loyalists left the Trump Administration. The way I described it was this:
So forget about an administration of the best and brightest CEOs bringing business acumen to government. Instead think of the Trump administration as America’s being run like a closely-held private company. Let’s remember that Trump has never run a public company. And he has had autocratic c...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.