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Violence and Divided Politics in America: An Interview with Beverly Gage

November 29th, 2016

A rising sense of domestic insecurity made a dramatic mark on the 2016 U.S. presidential election.  To add historical perspective on the rise in violence in America and its impact on political alignments, we spoke with Beverly Gage, professor of 20th-century American history at Yale University, about the history of violence in America and its effects on American politics and immigration policy.

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Trump vs. the Fed: Will the President-elect Re-write Fed Policy?

November 16th, 2016

Gail FolserIn the fast-paced days since Donald J. Trump clinched the U.S. Presidency, financial and media analysts have scrambled to list areas in which the new Trump Administration is likely to upend current policy orthodoxy. President-elect Trump has criticized the Fed’s low interest rate policies as ineffective and distorting, a corner of the U.S. policy arena only now getting serious attention.

Has Trump Transformed the Investment Environment?

January 12th, 2017

The S&P 500 has roughly tripled since its low in March 2009 on the back of low and declining interest rates as well as unconventional and certainly unprecedented Fed purchases of U.S. Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities. 

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June 2017

Our global outlook reports examine the dynamics that shape the global economy and outline our expectations for regional and global economic growth over the next few years.

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On January 9, 2017, GFG once again convened a private, high level group of select CEOs, Chairmen, and top policy leaders from around the world to exchange insights on key issues in the global business operating environment.


This report assesses the impact of President-elect Trump’s policies on the U.S. economy and global inflation, building on our June outlook for higher commodity prices and emerging market growth.


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