Changes Afoot in Washington Well Ahead of Midterm Elections
"It’s virtually certain that Republicans will retain control of the House — and now are within striking distance of taking the Senate,” says strategist Valliere.
Russell Investments Chief Economist Dueker Found Dead
Mike Dueker, the chief economist at Russell Investments, was found dead at the side of a highway that leads to the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington state, according to the police.
New Hire Roundup: Cetera Names New CIO
Meanwhile, Dynasty Financial Partners welcomed Ron Sallet, Morrison & Foerster added Charles Duross, and Fusion Family Wealth added Fred Gold.
Current Congress Unlikely to Cap Charitable Deduction
But other tax benefits for nonprofits face an uncertain future, The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports.
Would You Take $10K to Swap Your Pension for a 401(k)?
A bill in Washington state aimed at cutting costs offers incentive to move state workers to DC plans.
Taxing Matters for the New Year
Two lawmakers struck a two-year budget deal in mid-December, just days shy of the budget conference committee’s Dec. 13 deadline to find a way to keep the government running beyond the expiration of the current continuing resolution (CR) on Jan. 15.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
20 Best & Worst Cities for Pension Funding
The woes of public pensions are big news, but not all are in crisis.
2 Merrill Reps Go Indie, Join Dynasty Financial
This brings the TRUE Group to about $500 million in assets, with plans to keep growing over the next few years.
Top Portfolio Products: First Trust Rolls Out Tactical Commodity Fund
Innealta Capital offers fund of ETFs; new robotics/automation index from ROBO-STOX.