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Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Every Wednesday, Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.

Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Every Wednesday, Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.
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Meet at the intersection of Washington and Wall Street with the most influential minds on the economy. Every Wednesday, Ben White and the POLITICO team will help you understand the economic and financial policies that move markets in the U.S. and around the world.

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English


Episodes

Trump and taxes goosing stocks? This Wall Street titan downplays both

11/15/2017
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Blackstone President Tony James joins POLITICO Money this week to discuss the Republican's tax reform plan, the stock market's stability, and if Hillary Clinton's Wall Street ties ultimately cost her the 2016 election. James also explains why he does not believe that the markets are crying out for corporate tax cuts and how specific provisions in the tax reform bill would hurt business growth.

Duration: 00:30:04


Larry Summers warns Trump on stock market brags

11/8/2017
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Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers sits down with Ben White to discuss the pitfalls of presidents taking credit for the stock market's performance, his criticisms of the GOP tax plan and his tenure at Harvard. Summers also reflects back on his failed candidacy to become chair of the Federal Reserve four years ago and his commitment to maintaining an "optimistic" outlook.

Duration: 00:37:00


BONUS: Trump picks Powell

11/2/2017
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President Donald Trump ended months of reality show-style speculation by picking Jay Powell to lead the central bank, settling on a seasoned veteran for one of the world's most important economic jobs and signaling there won't be drastic changes at the Fed. In a bonus episode of POLITICO Money, Ben White and Victoria Guida dive into why the president chose Powell, if he'll actually be all that different from Janet Yellen, and what this means for the markets.

Duration: 00:08:43


Top Trump economist on tax policy and pulling Americans back into the workforce

11/1/2017
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Council of Economic Advisers Chair Kevin Hassett discusses tax policy, pulling Americans back into the workforce and his ‘Dow 36,000’ book.

Duration: 00:42:52


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on negotiating with Trump, renominating Yellen and baseball heartbreaks

10/25/2017
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Chuck Schumer has an odd-couple friendship of sorts with President Donald Trump. But the Senate minority leader says it's a purely transactional relationship and Democrats won’t cut any more deals with the White House on taxes or anything else until Trump's Republicans-only approach fails.

Duration: 00:30:13


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on taxes, Trump's tweets and Hamilton

10/17/2017
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Steven Mnuchin opens up about his relationship with President Trump and how he became treasury secretary, what's on his bookshelf, the Lakers, and D.C. versus L.A. Plus, the treasury secretary tells Ben White a tax overhaul is guaranteed by the end of the year.

Duration: 00:29:25


POLITICO Money coming October 18

10/11/2017
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Join Ben White and the POLITICO team every Wednesday as we take listeners inside the world of Wall Street and Washington. We'll unpack major news moments, hear from leading voices on the economy, and help you understand the policies that move markets. Our first episode with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will debut October 18.

Duration: 00:01:33