New Hire Roundup: Mercer Investments Adds 4
Also in personnel moves, Cathy Clauson joins AssetMark, and Tonnie Wybensinger joins the Financial Services Roundtable.
House Takes Up Senate’s Fiscal Cliff Bill
Legislation to negate a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts to the Pentagon and other government agencies is headed to the GOP-dominated House after bipartisan, middle-of-the-night approval in the Senate.
Enron Bankruptcy 10 Years Later: Before Bailouts Were Big
Though just a decade ago, the Enron era in some ways seems to belong to another era—a time when failing companies met with bankruptcy rather than bailouts.
Deficit Supercommittee: Are You Ready for More Political Football?
Everything you wanted to know about the Congressional supercommittee, and when its recommendations need to be made.
Deficit Reduction Committee Gets to Work
Congress’ solution to the debt limit crisis and rising deficits is fully operational, but many are left wondering whether the bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction is capable of fulfilling its mandate.
Top 10 Industry Donors to Congressional Deficit Panel Members
Political contributions tracker MapLight analyzes campaign contributions to the 12 members of the 'Super Committee' that Congress appointed to reduce the nation's debt.
Rob Arnott on RAFI’s Growth, and How to Address U.S. Debt
Fundamental indexing has been embraced worldwide, Arnott says, but the government and the U.S. people need to embrace some tough choices on spending.