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.
At Summit Meeting, China to Allow U.S. Asset Managers to Sell Mutual Funds
The second largest economy in world pledges to allow foreign banks to underwrite bonds, sell some insurance products.
(Almost) Time to Buy the Dollar: Searching for Alpha for May 2011
Any plan for reducing the deficit would likely be a turning point for a higher dollar.
Obama, Geithner Push to ‘Wind Down’ Fannie and Freddie
The Obama administration delivered a report to Congress that seeks to reform America’s crippled housing finance market by eventually eliminating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Geithner: TARP Will Cost Much Less Than Expected
Geithner was on Capitol Hill on Thursday to outline the benefits of the government's bailout of the financial system, known as TARP.
The Retirement Blog: Zut Alors! Geithner’s at it Again
The Europeans love to recount the following joke:
G20 Gives Emerging Nations Greater Voice
The G20, in a surprise move, agreed Saturday to allow emerging nations a greater say in the IMF and also agreed to stay away from competitive currency devaluations.
Earnings Season, Fed Watch, and CDS Hearing: Advisor Briefing for the Week of October 18, 2010
Some of the biggest financial services companies report third-quarter earnings this week, while watchers continue to parse Ben Bernanke's speech of last week.
Summers to Leave White House Post as Top Economic Advisor
Lawrence Summers is expected to leave his post as director of President Barack Obama's National Economic Council once the fall elections are over.
Geithner, Warren Host Mortgage Disclosure Forum
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is moving quickly to implement the financial reform legislation's requirements ahead of deadlines.