How Fed Can Reform Itself to Preempt Trump-Inspired Overhaul
By Karen Shaw Petrou
One thing we learned during the election is that details are not Donald Trump’s strong suit. What is? His intuition about what a big part of the American electorate wants. And what they want is a solution to income inequality. The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer and voters aren’t going to take it anymore. Given exit polling showing that a surprising percentage of voters for Trump would have preferred Bernie Sanders, it is only a matter of time before the new administration takes radical action to address economic opportunity and fix lagging middle class income.