Commonwealth Financial’s McMillan Still Sees 4 Economic Green Lights
Yes, the market is overvalued and recent volatility bears watching, but this IBD’s CIO says it’s important to remember why we invest in stocks.
Stimulus Bets Send S&P to Biggest About-Face Since 2011
Equities slumped on Thursday amid concern over Europe’s economy.
Fed Saw Global Slowdown Among Risks to Outlook
Markets surge after FOMC meeting minutes reveal still dovish tendencies on rates.
Best Finance Tweets of the Month: September
On Sept. 1, Scotland was weighing self-rule, Derek Jeter was ruling baseball and Bill Gross was reigning over PIMCO. A different era, it was.
Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’
The Federal Reserve maintained a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” after asset purchases are completed.
Yellen Still Sees ‘Significant’ Under-Use of Labor Resources
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said slack remains in the U.S. labor market even after gains made during the five years of economic recovery.
Fed Sees Labor-Market Slack Even as It Trims Bond Purchases
“A range of labor-market indicators suggests that there remains significant underutilization of labor resources,” the FOMC said today.
10 Ways Regulators Can Improve Dodd-Frank
Since its inception in 2012, the Bipartisan Policy Center's financial regulatory reform initiative has proposed 100 recommendations to improve Dodd-Frank. Here are 10 recommendations BPC released in mid-July.
Dodd-Frank’s FSOC Under Fire as Americans Push for Wall Street Crackdown
Just as a poll shows Americans back tough regulations on Wall Street, regulators and lawmakers continue to sharply criticize the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
20 Best Ways to Fix Dodd-Frank Act
Former Sen. Chris Dodd says his namesake financial reform law is "working pretty well." But the Bipartisan Policy Center sees room for improvement.