Debt Ceiling Deal ‘Still Far Off,’ Says White House
With only two days left before the deadline, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday afternoon that no deal was near.
Robert Shiller: Budget, Debt Fights a ‘Wash’ for Markets
The Nobel Prize-winning Yale economist said equities haven’t really reacted to the crisis one way or another.
Reid, McConnell Fight Next Round on Debt, Raising Hopes
As Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell negotiate, a Schwab survey shows investors are still thinking long term.
Bob Rodriguez Grades Obama, Calls Government ‘Chaos’ Top Threat
First Pacific CEO Robert Rodriguez talked with ThinkAdvisor about the debt debacle, Janet Yellen and the uselessness of regulation.
GOP Senators Optimistic After Obama Meeting on Debt Ceiling
“I’m glad we had the discussion,” said Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H. “Now we have to put the words into action and get this resolved.”
10 Best States for Business Taxes
The Tax Foundation released its 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index, which used five key factors to determine rankings.
We witnessed some key themes emerging during the second-quarter earnings season, including the following: Improved drilling times, wider spread implementation of pad drilling, and prior infrastructure investments are leading to marked improvement in efficiency gains.
Federal Agencies, Servicemembers Brace for Possible Shutdown
A First Command poll finds a majority of military members, who could face late paychecks, doubt lawmakers can avert a government shutdown.
12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2013
ThinkAdvisor gathered a list of awful advisors from the past year and ranked them, balancing amount stolen with amount of “ick” factor involved.
Jobs Numbers Paint Unclear Picture for Fed Tapering
For market watchers looking for a definitive sign that taper time is coming, Friday's tepid jobs report wasn't it.