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.
CBO Challenges Republicans on Tax Increases
New analysis by the CBO casts doubt on whether Congress’ bold deficit reduction agenda can succeed without Rebublican concessions.
Does Anyone Have a Real Economic Plan?
Going into next year’s election, President Obama is in a heap of trouble over the economy. Some evidence: in June, only 29 percent of the people who participated in a Wall Street Journal / NBC News poll thought the country was “headed in the right direction.”