Weekly Newsletter 2/12/2017

Newsletter – Week of February 12, 2017

Club members, please see information on this week’s recent news and exciting events as well as internship/full-time position deadlines.

-Your SAIS International Finance Club Leadership

Recent Finance News

Trump’s anger misguided:
President Trump’s anger at currency manipulators is misguided. The President accused Japan and China of devaluating their currency. However, Japan has not devalued its currency since 2011, and China is more concerned to increase the value of the RMB, since October 2016.
For more information click here.

The Trump Trade slowed down:
The US five-year break-even fell 9 basis points between February 7 and February 9. Investors declared that they have not lost faith in the Trump Trade, which is based on the expectation that tax-cuts and government spending will result in faster economic growth and inflation. However, they are not convinced that the President can pass the series of growth bill within his first 100 days.
For more information click here.




Firm Position Deadline
Shujog Growth Fun Summer Analyst & Associate Program 12-Feb
Global Financial Integrity Economics Internship 15-Feb
Delphos International Finance Associate 17-Feb
Euro Bank for Reconstruction… Analyst 27-Feb
International Finance Corp. Associate Financial Officer (Singapore) 1-Mar
International Finance Corp. Associate Financial Officer (London) 1-Mar
Asian Development Bank Internship 15-Mar
Delphos International Summer Internship 15-Mar

On Campus Events


Off-Campus Events

February 15th, 11:00AM EST, “Testimony: Start-ups Stalling? The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship”: Chairman Steve Chabot has scheduled a hearing of the Committee on Small Business titled, “Start-ups Stalling? The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship.” The Tax Foundation’s own Director of Federal Projects, Kyle Pomerleau, will lead the program with testimony on some of the biggest tax issues facing small businesses today including cost recovery, net operating loss carryback and carryforwards, Section 179, and more. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building. For more information, click here.


February 16th, 9AM – 10:30AM EST, “Pursuing regulatory excellence: Brexit, Trump, and beyond”:  On February 16, the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings will partner with the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Penn Program on Regulation to host the launch of the new Brookings Institution Press book, “Achieving Regulatory Excellence,” which offers guidance from experts around the world for how regulators in all fields of policy can succeed in today’s demanding environment. The event features the book’s editor, Cary Coglianese, the director of the Penn Program on Regulation and the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, and other leading experts who contributed to the book. Brookings Vice President and Director of Economic Studies Ted Gayer, himself a contributor to the book, will offer welcoming remarks. Following the discussion, panelists will take questions. For more information and RSVP, click here.


Newsletter Contributors:
Recent Finance News: Yanki Kalfa
Jobs and Internships: Quinn Campbell
Off-Campus Events: Marco Kim
Newsletter Editor: Yanki Kalfa

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