SEC Chief Takes Stock of JOBS Act and Crowdfunding Rules
As the SEC is poised to approve final rules for equity crowdfunding, Chairwoman Mary Jo White extolled the law's success.
Popular Social Security Claiming Strategy Gutted in Budget Bill
The changes to Social Security spousal benefits will be "devastating," Kotlikoff said.
Bob Doll: Confusing Times Ahead for U.S.
Market conditions are “going to continue to frustrate both the bulls and the bears,” the Nuveen equity strategist says.
Economic Anxiety Persists in Lead-Up to 2016 Elections
An unemployment rate around 5% doesn't mean 95% of Americans are A-OK, say Edison Research and Marketplace, who just introduced a new poll.
IMF Said to Give China Strong Signs of Reserve-Currency Nod
The U.S. took a step toward backing China’s bid recently, by softening its insistence that the Chinese implement financial reforms to win support.
Monopolies Don't Give Us Nice Things
Why in the presidential debates is there no discussion of the proper role of regulation in modern capitalism?
Can Treasuries and Bunds Keep in Lockstep?
It is likely that the continued gradual healing of the U.S. economy will pull yields in one direction while the likelihood of expanded ECB balance sheet operations will pull in the other. The result is likely to be greater volatility.
Oil's Summer Holiday Is Over
Why it's troublesome that a big jump in the United States’ oil reserves is matched by a big jump, back to 2007 levels, in gasoline consumption.
Where ‘Dr. Doom’ Marc Faber Sees Growth
Marc Faber hasn’t let go of his bearishness, but he sees one region growing 6% to 8% annually in the next 10 years.
Market Volatility Has Financial Advisors Jittery: Eaton Vance Index
Volatility spiked to a record high rating of 122.3 on the Advisor Top-of-Mind Index, significantly up from its third-quarter rating.