How America Is Kicking Its Oil Habit
The U.S. is producing the most oil in 31 years, growth is accelerating and crude prices are plunging. So why is Americans’ petroleum use waning?
House Renews Tax Extenders Through End of 2014
Rep. Camp of Michigan condemned “legislating on a temporary basis” as a “terrible way to make tax policy” before the House passed the measure.
Even Congress Doesn’t Like the Tax Plan It’s Ready to Pass
Lawmakers, about to pass a short-term deal on tax extenders, know what they’re doing is bad policy. And they’re doing it anyway.
House to Vote on Tax Extender Bill by Thursday
The Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 will extend until year-end tax provisions that expired on Dec. 31, 2013.
Raymond James Adds Ex-LPL Group in N.J.
Boutique wealth groups add teams in Arizona and Iowa.
Smaller Tax Extenders Package on Tap as Shutdown Looks Unlikely: Analysts
Plenty of drama will ensue, but a spending bill, even a short-term one, will prevail in the end, Washington pundits predict.
Under the Hood: Life Expectancy and Financial Planning
To make an adequate financial plan, you must assume a certain life expectancy for the client. Here's how to get started.
Senate Rejection of Keystone XL Measure Sets Up 2015 Showdown
Keystone XL pipeline backers came up one vote short in the Senate though vowed to try again in January.
SEC, DOL Enforcement: Ex-Mayor Fined for Misleading Movie Studio Investors
Meanwhile, two Canadian citizens were charged with conducting an international microcap fraud scheme.
2 Hybrid RIAs Add Wirehouse Reps in California
Plus, Lebenthal Wealth Advisors opens branch in North Dakota energy boomtown.