Ben Bernanke

Financier and fundraiser expected to become Trump adviser

A prominent New York financier is set to be named a top White House adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, tasked with coordinating the administration's outreach to the nation's financial world and key members of the political community.

Anthony Scaramucci, a colorful surrogate for Trump and a top fundraiser during the campaign, will be appointed within the week, according to two people with knowledge of the decision who were not authorized to discuss that matter publicly. His exact title has not been settled, the people said Thursday, but he may move into the Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs, which is currently run by Valerie Jarrett, one of President...

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