Donald Trump ran on the idea that he's an artists when it comes to negotiations. But two energy deals on Tuesday, particularly the one for the Keystone Pipeline, seem to suggest that President Trump may have forgotten dealmaking prowess back at Trump Tower.
It may be too early to write off the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP. While the tech-friendly free trade agreement won't come up for a vote during the current lame-duck session of Congress, that doesn't mean it won't be resurrected in some form under President-elect Donald Trump.
Ten years ago to the day, the government reversed one of the key elements of the Depression-era banking laws, knocking down the firewall between commercial banks, which take deposits and make loans, and investment banks, which underwrite securities.