Gap Between Two Koreas Widens With Trade Leader Purge, Brokerage Plans
North Korea executes key trade negotiator as South Korea aims for "Korean Goldman Sachs"
Gridlock Easing in Congress, but Not in House Financial Services: Rep. Himes
While the icy stalemate in Congress is “beginning to thaw,” expect further gridlock on the House Financial Services Committee, Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., told state regulators Tuesday.
In Shift, Conservatives Line Up Against Big Banks
In the shifting alliances that are characteristic of politics, the presumed closeness of Republicans and Wall Street may be increasingly tested.
The Election and Advisors: FPA’s Dan Barry Reports, and Predicts
Looking at next year’s advocacy agenda for FPA, much depends on the election and who is placed in key positions. A rundown of the big issues for planners, and what different election scenarios mean for those issues.
Puzzling Over Dodd-Frank, Profiting From Social Networks: July Research—Slideshow
In Research magazine's July cover story, Manhattan Institute scholar Nicole Gelinas ennumerates ongoing uncertainties about the landmark legislation's scope and significance. Also in the issue, Ellen Uzelac looks at social media's potential.
Bill Gross Talks QE3, PIMCO’s New ETF
PIMCO founder and co-CIO Bill Gross spoke with Bloomberg Television's Margaret Brennan Wednesday, telling her the Fed will likely shift focus to mortgage securities to keep borrowing rates low when Operation Twist ends in June.
Collapse of Mayan Civilization Bears Lessons for Today’s Political Gridlock: News Analysis
The payroll tax expiration in early 2012 brings to mind another expiration expected in the new year: specifically, the end of the world that some sources say was part of the religious thinking of the Mayans who saw Dec. 21, 2012 (or b’ak’tun 13) as some sort of end date....
Senators Cite Deficiencies in FHFA's Oversight of Fannie and Freddie
As part of an ongoing series of hearings on how to reform housing finance, the Senate Banking Committee heard testimony on Tuesday from the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s first inspector general, Steve Linick.
Top 10 Terrible Predictions About Economy
On 11/11/11, while the world still exists despite some predictions otherwise, a review by AdvisorOne of 10 terrible predictions about the markets and the economy.
Freddie Mac CEO and 3 Chairmen to Resign
Freddie Mac CEO Charles E. "Ed" Haldeman Jr. will resign within the next year, according to the government regulator that oversees the mortgage giant.