With Sanders gaining, wonks look to soothe market’s fears of a progressive president

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By Max Adams
25 Feb 2020

Bernie Sanders claimed victory in the Nevada Democratic primary election to emerge as the clear party frontrunner last weekend. Financial policy experts speaking on Monday at the SFVegas conference in Las Vegas addressed a crowd nervous over the prospect of a progressive left US president unsympathetic to Wall Street.

The talk, moderated by Politico’s Katy O’Donnell, homed in on the most likely path the White House could embark on in the event that Sanders or another Democrat wins against president Donald Trump in November.  

“What can be done if we do get a progressive president,” said ...

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