Schwab Impact 2014 in Pictures: Bettinger, Bernanke and (Not) Bush
With record attendance and high-profile speakers, Schwab’s annual shindig for its RIAs delivered.
Valliere: Despite Victory, Republicans Shouldn’t Think Voters Love Them
Strategist Greg Valliere cautioned that the midterms were a referendum on Obama, not the GOP, and discussed what he said were six big political myths.
Is Warren Buffett a Hypocrite on Taxes?
Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, special tax deals don’t upset Warren Buffett, who's having it his way with the Burger King tax inversion.
Want to Effect Change in Washington? Write Your Congressman
Former Sen. Olympia Snowe presented a practical, and effective, way to fix government dysfunction in Washington. Let your representatives know how you feel.
Schwab’s Leaders Talk of ‘Never Greater’ Opportunities for RIAs
From the Explore conference, Walt Bettinger and Bernie Clark provide updates on programs for advisors and their new ad campaign, Own Your Tomorrow.
Citing ‘Washington Math,’ Pioneer’s Taubes Sees Little Sequester Drag on GDP
Speaking with Greg Valliere, Taubes says $85 billion in sequester cuts would only slow down economic growth; Valliere sees no significant tax reform for years.
Strategist Valliere: Economy’s Fundamentals ‘Extremely Good’
Greg Valliere, at the FSI conference, said, "There was no fiscal cliff, there will be no government shutdown, there will be no debt default and the world according to the Mayan calendar did not happen.”
FSI Sees Record Attendance for Its OneVoice 2013 Conference
The independent broker-dealer association reports more than 740 registrations--including 352 BD execs--for its gathering Monday through Wednesday in San Diego.
U.S. in ‘Self-Sustaining Recovery,’ but Tax Uncertainty Will Linger: Valliere
Greg Valliere, chief strategist at Potomac Research Group, says the U.S. is experiencing a “self-sustaining recovery, mediocre at best.”
Outlook 2011, Regulation & Legislation: Advisors Brace for Dodd-Frank, New Committee Chairmen
Implementation of Dodd-Frank, new congressional chairmen and scores of compliance chores will keep advisors busy throughout the New Year.