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.”
GOP Boosts Drive to Kill Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac
Senate Republicans introduced legislation Thursday that would quickly phase out government-run housing giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as GOP lawmakers on both sides of the Capitol intensified their drive to shrink the federal role in the mortgage market.
NASAA President Tells Crisis Investigators To Take Three Steps
Restore provisions of Glass-Steagall, reinstate state oversight of Rule 506, and boost state regulation of advisors.
Big Bucks Await
Forbes columnist and investment guru Ken Fisher points out that people can become rich both in strong and weak economies -- which is good to...
When Everything Old Is New Again: Election 2008
Well, the election is over, and the people have spoken: Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He is, of course, our...
OBAMA & MARKETING YOUR PRACTICE (Nov. 5, 2008)
Al Reis of Advertising Age says, "Obama owns the 'change' idea in voters' minds." And while Hillary Clinton and John McCain argued that they could do "change" better than Obama, being better never wor
OBAMA, THE MARKET & THE ISSUES (Nov. 5, 2008)
[W]e believe the election decision itself will likely act as a tonic for asset values. Investors during these difficult economic and financial times welcome the energy and leadership that the new pres
Partisan prophets and liberal losses
Damning evidence indeed, and thank God for the public record. The Wall Street Journal took a look back at who said what when about the...
And the Winner Is...
With the Presidential election only a month away, we thought we'd review where the candidates--Sens. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) and John McCain (R-Arizona)--stand on various hot-button...