President Romney’s Cabinet: Who Would He Choose?
If Gov. Romney wins the election, his Cabinet will take a very different direction on economic policy than Obama’s. Here are some of the choices to head those key posts.
A Securities Transaction Tax Will Hurt Advisors and Clients
Yes, limiting market volatility and increasing government revenue are worthy goals, but legislation imposing a securities transaction tax is the wrong way to reach those goals.
‘Antichrist’ at SEC, Dimon, Bush Among Villains of Financial Crisis: Tavakoli
To Wall Street scourge Janet Tavakoli, the list of financial-crisis villains still evading responsibility is not short and includes, to name a few, Jamie Dimon, Jon Corzine, Tim Geithner, Mary Schapiro, George W. Bush, President Obama and the financial media.
STOCK Act Doesn’t Bar Lawmakers From Trading on Their Knowledge
Should lawmakers refrain from taking actions in their financial portfolios when they have information not yet known by the public?
Finding the Culprits of the Crisis
Derivatives expert Janet Tavakoli takes a hard look at what — and who — caused the financial crisis.
White House’s Corporate Tax Reform Derided by Republicans, Businesses
The Obama administration has unveiled a framework for corporate tax reform that lowers rates while eliminating loopholes, but the proposal has already met with sharp criticism from Republicans and corporations for proposing a rate higher than the developed-country average.
Ivy League All-Star Investment Team: At Point Guard, Jeremy Lin
Consider: If advisors act as asset allocation point guards for their clients, which Ivy Leaguers would you want on your team?
Geithner Will Not Be Obama’s Treasury Secretary in Second Term
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner spoke to Bloomberg Television's Trish Regan today and said that President Obama is "not going to ask me to stay on, I'm pretty confident."
Tim Geithner: Obama’s Plan ‘Fairest’ for Promoting Growth
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner appeared on Bloomberg Television with Julianna Goldman Monday to discuss President Obama's deficit-cutting plan and the crisis in Europe.
Debt Ceiling, Retail Sales and Housing : Advisor Briefing for the Week of May 16, 2011
The likely market movers this week: debt ceiling is reached; big retailers quarterly resultss; housing and leading economic indicators.