Tax Cut Bill Could Wallop Muni Bond Market
The House and Senate tax cut bills would adversely impact the economies, bond issues and home prices in high-tax states.
IRS’ 7 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep Holidays From Ruining Tax Season
National Tax Security Awareness Week is a good time to have clients conduct a personal security audit.
Vanguard, Passive Giant, to Roll Out First Active ETFs in US
Five of the seven funds will be targeted at advisors, and will begin trading in the first quarter of 2018.
Fed Signals December Rate Hike in Latest FOMC Minutes
The minutes showed that some Fed policymakers would prefer to see stronger signs of rising inflation before raising rates.
European Central Bankers Said to Be Reviewing Corporate-Bond Plan
Key economists have discovered that their easy money is (surprise) not actually getting to smaller companies.
Dollar Hoarding Is a Big Year-End Risk for Markets
One question is what will happen to efforts to raise the U.S. debt ceiling.
China's Move to Limit Risk Misses the Problem With Bonds
Beijing regulators are tired of bailing out failed 'wealth management' products.
Raymond James Wraps Up $172M Deal
The firm completes purchase of Scout Investments and Reams Asset Management and shares its October results.
ProShares Launches ‘Decline of the Retail Store’ ETF: Portfolio Products
In other product news, Riskalyze and eMoney announced new integrations with Schwab OpenView Gateway.
New York Fed Sees a Healthy Fear in the Volatility Curve
Fed researchers say the market is “pricing in implied volatility of around 19% in one or two years’ time."