The Election and Advisors: FPA’s Dan Barry Reports, and Predicts
Looking at next year’s advocacy agenda for FPA, much depends on the election and who is placed in key positions. A rundown of the big issues for planners, and what different election scenarios mean for those issues.
Obama vs. Romney: 6 Key Differences on Health Care
The two candidates engage in platform-to-platform combat over the future of commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.
Kristol and Begala Trade Jabs, Jokes, Predictions With TD Advisors
On the left, Begala suggests taxes necessary because "we're broke!" On the right, Kristol says he was "wrong" to be lukewarm toward Romney.
Robert Pozen: What’s the Answer for Corporate Taxes?
How do we reduce the corporate tax rate without adding to the deficit?
Obama vs. Romney on Regulation: DOL Fiduciary DOA? Yes or No to SRO? Borzi Gets Boot?
While the regulatory and legislative landscapes remain sketchy until after the election, industry officials say there are some sure bets advisors can count on.
Former Morgan Stanley Chief Mack on Pandit: ‘Clearly There Was Unhappiness With the Board’
John Mack, former chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley,said "there was a view clearly by shareholders that change was a good thing."
Reinhart and Rogoff Rebuke Romney Economic Advisers
Reinhart and Rogoff, economic historians famous for their book, "This Time Is Different," criticized economists advising the Romney campaign who misused their findings from their book on the recent economic recovery.
Obama vs. Romney: Energy Policy + Tax Policy = Major Differences for Investors
From regulation to dividend taxation, Obama and Romney have very contrasting policies affecting the energy sector.
8 Presidents, 1 Nominee and Tax Rates They Paid
The controversy over Mitt Romney’s limited disclosure of his tax history and the 14.1% tax rate he paid led AdvisorOne to compare his rate to eight presidents going back to 1970.
Jack Welch Slams Critics, Defends Twitter Comments About Jobs Numbers
The management guru and former General Electric CEO responded Wednesday to the firestorm of criticism created by his tweet in response to employment figures.