Obama Threatens to Veto Bill Exempting Private Equity Advisors From Registration
H.R. 1105 is a step backward from the Dodd-Frank progress made to date, the administration says.
Plan to Limit Charitable Tax Deduction Would Cut Gifts by $9.4B: AEI
American Enterprise Institute study warns top 1% would lose incentive to give.
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.”
Obama Refuses to Negotiate ‘Under the Threat of Economic Catastrophe’
Some independent analysts say that the real debt limit deadline is Nov. 1, when the Treasury is scheduled to make nearly $60 billion in payments.
Sweat the Debt, Not the Shutdown
Stock markets are shrugging off the political mess, but will the bond markets be so kind later this month?
SIFMA’s Gregg: Debt Ceiling Compromise in the Works
Former Sen. Gregg and other observers see the president and GOP striking a "mini-grand bargain" that includes entitlement and tax reform.
Goolsbee: 3 Things That Will Save U.S. Economy (and 3 That Won’t)
The characteristics that will save the U.S. from Washington's "craziness" have been here all along, former Obama aide Austan Goolsbee says.
5 Years After Lehman Crash: ‘Dark Times’ Ahead
Janet Tavakoli and other commentators talk of violated American principles, the death of capitalism and “dark times for the future of the republic.”
Congress Girds for Another Debt Fight as Deficit Shrinks
The deficit is at its lowest level since late 2008, LPL's John Canally writes; PIMCO and Washington Analysis weigh in on the battle ahead.