Is Warren Buffett a Hypocrite?
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.
Gridlock: What the Election Means for Advisors
Other than wishing for a little more business acumen among our political leaders, what are the lessons, if any, that advisors and their clients can learn from this mid-term election?
At Schwab Impact, Valliere Says Political Gridlock Will Be Good for Markets
Removing the uncertainty over the election's outcome and the expiring Bush-era tax cuts may very well help corporate America "spend some of that $1 trillion they're sitting on," Greg Valliere says.