What a GOP Senate Takeover Means for Dodd-Frank, CFPB, User Fees
AEI's Peter Wallison and others weigh in on what it will mean for advisors if Republicans dominate the midterm elections.
House Panel Advances Tax Extenders Package
Bonus depreciation, also known as bonus expensing, allows all businesses to immediately deduct 50% of investment in equipment and software.
Cybersecurity: Action in DC, but Will it Be Enough?
Washington is moving to address cybersecurity threats, but some say not as aggressively as it should.
Obama’s 2015 Budget Riles Up Retirement Industry
Industry officials are bristling over the proposal to limit retirement plan contributions.
Changes Afoot in Washington Well Ahead of Midterm Elections
"It’s virtually certain that Republicans will retain control of the House — and now are within striking distance of taking the Senate,” says strategist Valliere.
Yellen, Not Debt Ceiling Debate, to Spark Washington Fireworks
While Yellen will face tough critics Tuesday, analysts are optimistic that a debt limit bill will pass prior to the Feb. 27 deadline.
4 Key Dates for Investors to Watch: Andy Friedman
Feb. 7, March 31, April 15 and Nov. 4 could affect the markets, taxes and financial planning, says Andy Friedman of Washington Update.
Washington Watchers See a Lull in Budget Wars
Noting that it's an election year, Washington analyst Greg Valliere predicts the next Congress will be "more conservative than this one."
Want to Effect Change in Washington? Write Your Congressman
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe presented a practical, and effective, way to fix government dysfunction in Washington. Let your representatives know how you feel.
Schwab’s Sonders: Market Remains ‘Quite Cheap’
Confirming her bullish bias, Schwab’s chief market strategist makes the case for an American resurgence.