Obama’s $4 Trillion Budget Sets Up Tax Fight With Congress
The budget would raise taxes on corporations and top earners, spend more on infrastructure and housing, and stabilize, but not eliminate, the annual budget deficit.
U.S. Sleeps as 9/11 Approaches: News Analysis
History suggests that an environment of growing threat and shrinking resolve provokes our enemies.
Are Killer Robots the Next Black Swan?
Assessing the threat of out-of-control financial AI.
Niall Ferguson: Will Bitcoin Banish U.S. Dollar, or Will U.S. Dollar Banish Bitcoin?
Have Google, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and Bitcoin leveled the playing field between ordinary citizens and government, or have they been co-opted?
The New Cold War and Who Won't Win It
Russia faces a growing strategic and economic dilemma.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.
Government Shutdown Ends, Debt Default Averted
Federal employees began returning to work on Thursday after the legislation passed both houses of Congress late Wednesday and was signed into law by President Barack Obama just after midnight.
Wedbush Recruits Ex-Raymond James Rep; LPL Affiliate Adds 5 Advisors
Stratos Wealth attracts advisors with $470 million in assets from Wells Fargo and other firms.
The Dow’s Upside: Why the Pessimists May Be Wrong
The Dow has been rising, but the pessimists point to troubling fundamentals. However, many of these economic trends could also be seen as beneficial for the stock market.
Sequester Strikes Military Families as Pentagon Makes Budget Cuts
As Congress grapples with $85 billion in sequester cuts, the Pentagon is slashing its budget, and service members and their families are making cuts of their own.