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July 5, 2016

Financial Times: Wall Street worried about Donald Trump

“America’s bankers are backing the Democrats in record numbers as they fret over the unpredictability of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

“Campaign donation receipts show almost 5,200 employees from the top six US banks made a total of $1.1m in personal donations to the campaigns of either Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton or her party rival Bernie Sanders. Just 26 employees of the six banks made donations to the Trump campaign; the tally was just over $7,000.”

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“…A Washington-based watchdog that campaigns for financial services reform, said he does not think “anyone can answer” the question of whether Mr Trump would be “tough on the banks”.

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To read the full Financial Times article by Laura Noonan click here.

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