House Passes Obama Healthcare Reform Bill
Legislation goes to White House for President's signature
B/D News & Products
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation in early April that would tie pay to performance at companies that have received direct capital investments under...
Vanguard Study Finds Plans Beneficial
Recent volatility in the equity markets has caused fear among some politicians and other observers that 401(k) investors may be too aggressively invested. On the...
Credit Crunch Concerns
The Bush administration has asked that Congress permit it to buy billions of dollars in federal student loans, endorsing a provision in a bill passed...
House Dems Vote on AMT Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed by a vote of 216-193 H.R. 3996, the Temporary Tax Relief Act of 2007, which would ensure that no additional...
Covering College Costs
On July 18, by a vote of 273-149, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation for an $18 billion college aid package, which its sponsors say will help millions of students and their families pay for college at no added cost to taxpayers. Those sponsors claim that the legislation will...
Witnesses: Energy Speculation Not Evil
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The Agriculture Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives heard from two witnesses very familiar with the workings of the commodities markets Thursday [April 27], and each assured the committee members that futures speculation isn't an alien force hijacking the fundamentals of the energy markets, but is in fact...
Tax Resources on the Internet
For many advisors, especially those who are not accountants by trade or education, the federal tax code with its constant updates and private letter rulings...
Soros Rebukes Speaker Hastert's Explanation
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--Global macro trader and philosopher George Soros finds himself in a very public feud with the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, J. Dennis Hastert. On Aug. 29, the speaker appeared on Fox News Sunday. In the course of a discussion of campaign finance laws and the...
House Postpones Hearing on Eurex US, CFTC Slow Tra
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--A subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives has postponed a hearing at which it had planned to consider policy questions arising out of...