The Good Earth
Throughout history, people have valued land for what they could do with it: Hunt on it; farm it; build a residence, office building or factory...
Democrats and Hedge Funds
Now that the Democrats have seized both houses of Congress, some hedge fund officials are anticipating tighter controls on the industry. Granted, Republicans, too, heightened...
GAO To Review SEC
At the behest of Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), the Government Accountability Office (GAO) is gearing up to perform a broad review of two of the Securities and Exchange Commission's divisions--the Office of Compliance, Inspection, and Examination (OCIE) and the SEC's enforcement unit.
Progress for Pension Reform
Members of Congress and the Department of Labor (DOL) are moving full steam ahead with their plans to reform the pension system. In late April, Reps....
Combining Pension Reform and Investment Advice
The Senate Finance Committee approves a bill desig