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.
Lobbyists Gear Up to Prod New Congress on User Fees, Retirement, Cybersecurity
The IAA, for one, sees an opportunity to gain Republican support for an SEC user-fees bill.
Valliere: Despite Victory, Republicans Shouldn’t Think Voters Love Them
Strategist Greg Valliere cautioned that the midterms were a referendum on Obama, not the GOP, and discussed what he said were six big political myths.
Low Oil Prices Unlikely to Hurt Some Energy Investments
U.S. energy renaissance lets investors reap tax breaks while avoiding commodity market swings like those engendered by Saudi Arabia oil price cut.
QE Is Dead; What’s Next for Fed?
Some analysts expect longer-term fallout from QE’s end as the Fed juggles multiple challenges.
Bob Rodriguez: New Great Recession Coming in 3 Years
The country is treading a tenuous path toward another disaster of massive proportions, according to legendary fund manager Bob Rodriguez.
Boom and Gloom in Retirement Politics
Demographic tensions bode ill for boomer retirees.
IRS Boosts Retirement Plan Contributions for 2015
The IRS announced cost-of-living contribution increases for pension and other retirement plans for 2015.
Why Insurance Industry Is Crucial for Americans: Dennis Glass
Speaking at IRI conference, Lincoln Financial Distributors’ CEO says the retirement readiness gap provides a big opportunity for the industry.
JPMorgan’s Kelly: U.S. Economic Recovery ‘Like an Irish Summer’
Recovery has been “damp and disappointing,” David Kelly says, but decline in unemployment is encouraging. If only the housing market would recover…