May 8, 2018

05/08/2018: In and out are not the only options for Trump on the Iran deal

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(Markets Edition) With a decision on the way from Washington about the Iran deal, we look at what's next depending on if President Trump makes a hard or soft exit. If he decides to punish everyone who does business with…

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(Markets Edition) With a decision on the way from Washington about the Iran deal, we look at what’s next depending on if President Trump makes a hard or soft exit. If he decides to punish everyone who does business with Iran, it could be a very tricky situation for U.S. allies to negotiate. Plus, there’s a liquidity problem in real financial markets, including some bonds. We talk with a chief economist at investment adviser Payden & Rygel about why this is occurring.

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