Wall Street in the age of Trump

The new president’s deregulation plans could unleash Wall Street growth and have big real estate ramifications, but will he self-sabotage?

(Illustration: Tavis Coburn)

From the New York issue: I
n the weeks since Donald Trump’s unlikely presidential victory, Wall Street has surged and added a lot of zeros to bank account balances. 

The controversial president swept into the White House vowing to deregulate the banking industry and promising a slew of other pro-business policies, including corporate tax cuts.

If there was any doubt about his intentions, he quickly stacked his team with a handful of Goldman Sachs alumni, creating the wealthiest cabinet in U.S. history. [more]