BRAINARD SLIPS AS TREASURY CONTENDER WITH BIDEN NEARING PICK

© Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Lael Brainard (Bloomberg) -- Fed Governor Lael Brainard has slipped from among top contenders for Treasury secretary under Joe Biden, according to people familiar with the matter, as the president-elect’s team winnows its choices for key positions.Brainard, a favorite for the post before the election, has had no contact with Biden’s transition ...