Senate Panel Okays 33% SEC Budget Hike, Setting Up House Tussle
The Senate Appropriations Committee approves 33% SEC budget increase, or $353 million, setting up a battle with the House, which only seeks a $50 million increase. At stake could be more RIA examiners.
Administration Quietly Announces Another Obamacare Delay
For a year, consumers will be on the honor system for subsidies under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Health Care May Lead Next Tech Revolution
Technology, not politics, will cut medical costs, and the health care sector may well continue to outperform the rest of the market.
Supreme Court’s Recess Appointment Case Challenges CFPB Head: Hensarling
The case, on three people Obama named to the NLRB, will also determine the constitutionality of Richard Cordray's appointment, the House Financial Services chairman says.
Iran’s Election Uncertainty Equals Investment Uncertainty
What stance will Iran’s new leader take vis-à-vis the rest of the world, particularly the United States?
Wealth Management Whac-A-Mole
Financial advisors just won’t stay down.
After Boston Bombing, Understanding Chechnya’s Bloody History
With Russia and the United States facing the same threat, is there suddenly a community of interests that will bring the two countries together?
Reinhart and Rogoff Fight Back
Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, in response to a trio of researchers assailing their work, vigorously defended their seminal 2010 study.
Estate Planning in the Age of Obama
With some common estate planning tools in the administration's budget crosshairs, how to fine tune your clients’ strategies.
NASAA’s Advocacy Agenda: Advisor Regulation, Fiduciary Duty, Arbitration
Our agenda calls for Congress to ensure all investors are protected when receiving individualized investment advice. This revolves around two key issues.