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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.
||CleanTrump and taxes goosing stocks? This Wall Street titan downplays both||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 no||11/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLarry Summers warns Trump on stock market brags||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 fail||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBONUS: Trump picks Powell||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||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTop Trump economist on tax policy and pulling Americans back into the workforce||Council of Economic Advisers Chair Kevin Hassett discusses tax policy and the claim that proposed cuts will add at least $4,000 in increased wages per household over the next several years. Hassett also opens up about being "the nice guy" in a tumultuou||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSenate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on negotiating with Trump, renominating Yellen and baseball heartbreaks||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 T||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on taxes, Trump's tweets and Hamilton||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 t||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPOLITICO Money coming October 18||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. O||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I listened to a few ads on Politico Playbook and this podcast delivered on its inaugural episode. Looking forward to many more!
Room for improvement
Excited to see where this goes. Please spend more time confronting the guest in their assertions. Mnuchin’s math went over my head at times. I’m not sure you were in board w everything he was saying. In those moments the listener might be lost as well. Gonna keep listening. 👌🏼
Ben White ran a great first podcast episode with a big figure in Steve Mnuchin. The two had interesting and insightful remarks on tax reform and the economy.