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.
President Romney’s Cabinet: Who Would He Choose?
If Gov. Romney wins the election, his Cabinet will take a very different direction on economic policy than Obama’s. Here are some of the choices to head those key posts.
Taking Sides: Will Wall Street’s Generosity to GOP Continue?
In the 2008 presidential race, Barack Obama had a substantial edge over John McCain in raising money from Wall Street. That advantage has not only evaporated for the president in the current race, but has reversed dramatically.
After Election, Stock Bump for Corporations Who Bet on the Winner
In 2008, Goldman Sachs, a big Obama supporter, did well. AT&T did not.
Forecasting election outcomes has taken on some of the trappings of a science in recent years.
5 of History’s Brazen Crooks Who Defrauded Markets
Remember Ken Lay? Probably. Remember Alves dos Reis? Probably not, but he nearly bankrupted a country in 1925.
At ASPPA 401(k) Summit, Matalin & Carville Offer Jokes, Jabs
With annual GDP of less than 3%, President Obama is "a weak incumbent, but he’s going to win,” Carville said. “Romney is an even weaker frontrunner."
The Tea Party movement burst onto the political scene three years ago.
Private Equity Firms Shovel Millions to Congress: MapLight Analysis
Political Action Committees (and individuals connected to private equity and investment firms have given more than $17 million to lawmakers that have been serving since the 109th Congress, a new report released Tuesday by the nonpartisan political research firm MapLight shows.
Wall Street Potent Target in Presidential Campaign
Americans, and now presidential candidates, are losing faith in Wall Street.