Advisors Weigh In on Presidential Race
A recent poll of individual advisor members of the Financial Services Institute (FSI) found that those representatives overwhelmingly believe former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney will win the Republican presidential nomination, the Senate will shift to Republican control and that the economy will stay flat while taxes will go up.
Jim Rogers Picks Obama to Win Election but Prefers Ron Paul
Leading presidential hopefuls Obama, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum 'don’t have a clue what’s going on,' Rogers believes.
The Tea Party movement burst onto the political scene three years ago.
FSI to Spotlight Members’ Opinions: 2012 Politics and Equities Outlook
The opinions of our membership should be heard by regulators and legislators. In our first survey of our 35,000 advisor members, we focused on headline political, economic, tax and regulatory issues.
Advisors Back Romney Over Obama by Huge Margin: FSI Poll
The Financial Services Institute released poll results on Tuesday that showed Mitt Romney was the favored candidate among financial advisors to take the Republican nomination and ultimately the presidency.
Return to Gold Standard Gets Political Play
Newt Gingrich made news last month when he pledged to appoint gold bugs Lewis Lehrman and James Grant to a new commission that would explore the feasibility of returning the U.S. to the gold standard.
Target: Wall Street
The question is not whether the financial industry will encounter a volatile and difficult political climate this election year. The question is just how tough that climate will be.
Fed Critics Hot Under Collar Over Dollar-Swaps to Europe
The Fed’s decision two weeks ago to lower the cost of dollar funding to liquidity-starved European banks has aroused criticism on the both the left and right, but also strong words from a noted bank analyst.
10 Best Investments for a Default or Downgrade
Municipal investments are at risk of default, money markets have broken the buck and now the U.S. Government is at threat of a downgrade—where in the world can investors find safety?
Does Anyone Have a Real Economic Plan?
Going into next year’s election, President Obama is in a heap of trouble over the economy. Some evidence: in June, only 29 percent of the people who participated in a Wall Street Journal / NBC News poll thought the country was “headed in the right direction.”