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The rise in the US currency since the election could easily be reversed
He has a mandate to overthrow orthodoxy but can he turn rhetoric into action?
Foreign policy experts caution that strategic differences with US may widen
Both the size of America’s deficit and where it comes from matter
Historians may come to see 2016 as an economic policy inflection point
Calm starts to return amid comparisons to 1980
The cross-border activities of big companies make it harder to map a level playing field
Bruce Springsteen’s soaring ballad resonates among politicians and progressives alike
Companies and electorates have much to gain from transparency over the ailments of those at the top
Is verbal mud-wrestling the best we can expect from Clinton and Trump?
This is not how you win elections, but it is a great way to leverage your brand
British cultural chronicles conscript luckless workers to a leftwing creed they have always rejected
Presidential candidate’s upbeat message is at odds with a supposedly despondent electorate
Candidates clash over how to boost growth and help America’s middle class
Traditional conservative plan aims to reboot candidate’s struggling campaign
The most troubling aspect of his rise is how he is licensing society’s darkest instincts
‘Trump is an erratic showman but he is also highly skilled at catching the popular protest vote’
Michael Dobbs, writer of the political novels, gives his insight on what makes a successful oration
Republican party is on course for a fight over delegates in Cleveland
Trump wins New York but Cruz is running the better ground war
The white working class’s sense it has been abandoned is perfectly justified, writes Jacob Weisberg
Texan still faces tough climb but could force contested convention on frontrunner
String of endorsements show the party reluctantly backing Texan against Trump
The two centre-right parties are feeling the loss of mass political commitment, writes Tony Barber
If Trump fails to win a majority he will be at the mercy of party procedure, writes Jacob Weisberg
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