Government Shutdown Fight May Hinge on Planned Parenthood
Looming fiscal deadlines will spark “intense drama and brinkmanship,” says PIMCO's Cantrill.
Andy Friedman: One Big Date That Could Shake Markets, Tax Code
Four political "forcing events" are coming to a head around a single date, Andy Friedman of The Washington Update says.
Budget Battle Has Just Begun, Political Watchers Say
While Republicans agree on a plan, "the rubber doesn’t meet the road until the president has to sign an appropriations bill this fall," says Friedman.
How to Shield Investment Income From IRS: Andy Friedman
The political forecaster and former tax lawyer has a few tax-smart suggestions for investors.
Andy Friedman: 7 Dates That Will Force Congress to Act
Speaking at FSI OneVoice, Friedman says seven "forcing events" will lead Congress to act, despite otherwise continued "split government" in Washington.
Andy Friedman: The Best Time to Cash In on Washington Gridlock
While the new congressional term promises many high-profile battles, one in particular will likely trigger a market swoon and subsequent buying opportunity, Friedman says.
Andy Friedman: It Isn’t Over Till the Lame Duck Quacks
Five major issues need to be tackled in the lame-duck session, says Friedman of The Washington Update.
Investing Implications of Inversions
Should your clients be investing in companies that have recently undergone a corporate inversion?
Andy Friedman: 4 Reasons to Use a Trust to Preserve Assets
Families far below the estate tax threshold are catching on to the benefits of trusts, political analyst and tax expert Andy Friedman says.
Andy Friedman: Why Tax Reform’s Not Happening Anytime Soon
The Washington Update's Andy Friedman explains the principles and high political hurdles to comprehensive tax reform, last achieved in 1986 under President Reagan.