A brighter US outlook from sunny California

Despite stubborn inflation and higher-for-longer interest rates, top financiers at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference are talking about the U.S. economy with a degree of confidence and enthusiasm that wasn’t present at last year’s gathering.

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Coming soon on crypto, elections, climate

Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chair Rostin Behnam is spending the closing months of President Joe Biden’s first term tackling novel financial developments that are stretching the limits of conventional Wall Street regulation.

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A Q&A with Citi’s Brent McIntosh

Brent McIntosh, Citigroup’s chief legal officer and former Trump Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, came away from discussions at last week’s Milken conference with a sense of “remarkable” optimism about what’s ahead for the U.S.

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