How to Navigate ‘Unprecedented’ Uncertainty on Tax Reform
“Not a foregone conclusion” that estate tax will be repealed under Trump, says Brown Brothers Harriman's Adrienne Penta, but some steps might make sense now.
The Fundamental Things Apply
Presidential contenders often temper their policies once in the Oval Office, a trend we’re already seeing with Mr. Trump.
Gross on Trump: ‘Populism Takes a Wrong Turn’; No Bull Market Bounce
Janus’ market guru predicts Trump’s one term will ironically be “damaging” for “jobless and low-wage American voters.”
Trump on Trade: Some Risk, but Recession ‘Not Likely,’ Kleintop Says
Schwab’s Kleintop suggests China is heartened by Trump election; warns that European elections may be harbinger of protectionism.
Trump Wins Presidency as GOP Retains Congress; U.S. Markets Shudder, Recover
Gold soars then settles on upset win for Trump, VIX rises then falls as Republicans retain majority in Senate and House.
Dan Rather on Leadership and ‘Most Important Election in a Generation’
Noted newsman regales Commonwealth advisors with stories of world leaders and their common traits; worries country may “retrench.”
Election Is ‘Start of the Show, Not the End’: Commonwealth’s McMillan
Commonwealth’s market guru sees three transitions continuing to shape markets and economy after the Presidential election.
Commonwealth CEO: ‘Unlimited Liability’ Led to Dropping Commission Products
CEO Wayne Bloom lays out the IBD’s response to the DOL’s fiduciary “stew,” including maintaining payouts.
Advisor M&A Surging to Record Year; Should Be ‘New Normal’: DeVoe
With busiest quarter for deals still to come, 2016 is shaping up as record year for RIA mergers and acquisitions, says Dave DeVoe.
Robert Reich, Alan Simpson Take On Social Security, Debt Problems
At Schwab Impact, policy pros but friends from across the aisle address “all the issues not addressed” in presidential race.