Parsing Bernanke: First Trust’s Brian Wesbury on How Fed Chief’s Words Translate to Action—Weekend Interview
If you want insight into what Ben Bernanke really means behind the carefully crafted politico-speak, talk to Brian Wesbury. He says that the Fed will begin raising rates ‘early in 2012.’
Earnings, Housing, Taxes and Oil—Advisor Briefing for the Week of April 18, 2011
Earnings season is in full swing and we get readings on the housing market as many watch oil prices.
Kids ‘Clueless’ About Family Budgets and Charitable Giving, Poll Finds
Holidays are a good time to teach lessons in finance, philanthropy, says Northwestern Mutual
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Talk Taxes and Philanthropy
Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ted Turner and Tom Steyer tell Christiane Amanpour why the prospect of higher taxes aren't so bad.
Inside the Beltway: Ruminations of a Simple Guy From Kansas...in DC
So what's been going on in DC? Since the economic crisis of 2008, the IAA has been up to our neck in the "reg reform" debate on Capitol Hill. Last year, I had the p
30-Year Bonds May Return, Will Investors?
Earlier this month, the U.S. Treasury Department said it may reissue 30-year bonds as the government grapples with financing record budget deficits. The long-bond program was suspended in October 2001.
Senate & House Investigate Late Trades, Post-Canar
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--As panels in each of the houses of the U.S. Congress are looking into the market-timing, late-trading charges against hedge funds and others alleged...
"Disclose Leverage and Derivative Use"
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (HedgeWorld.com)--The Association of Investment Management and Research expects to develop by year-end a final proposal for adding to its Global Investment Performance Standards...