Boehner’s Exit Means No Government Shutdown (for Now): Analysts
Political watchers say the departing House speaker will negotiate a short-term funding bill. But when it expires on Dec. 11, the battle will begin again.
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.
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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.