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Wall Street in, Silicon Valley out as Trump forms economic forum

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 05:50

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Aside from Virginia Rometty of IBM (above-left), there is hardly any representation of technology companies, and certainly none from Silicon Valley in the forum; PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel (above-right) is a member of the Trump transition team.

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Stephen Schwarzman of the Blackstone Group is leading the forum effort on economic matters.

New York

IN president-elect Donald Trump's newly named kitchen Cabinet of business advisers, Wall Street is in. Silicon Valley is out.

Mr Trump has named 16 business leaders to serve on what's being called the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, described as a group meant to

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