Why the Fed's Policies Are Increasingly Ineffective
The central bank took monetary expansion too far.
Raymond James Adds $100M Team; $84M Rep Returns to Securities America
The team joins from Wells Fargo, while the advisor comes back after departing from Valmark Securities.
Changes Afoot in Washington Well Ahead of Midterm Elections
"It’s virtually certain that Republicans will retain control of the House — and now are within striking distance of taking the Senate,” says strategist Valliere.
Would You Take $10K to Swap Your Pension for a 401(k)?
A bill in Washington state aimed at cutting costs offers incentive to move state workers to DC plans.
Washington Watchers See a Lull in Budget Wars
Noting that it's an election year, Washington analyst Greg Valliere predicts the next Congress will be "more conservative than this one."
Taxing Matters for the New Year
Two lawmakers struck a two-year budget deal in mid-December, just days shy of the budget conference committee’s Dec. 13 deadline to find a way to keep the government running beyond the expiration of the current continuing resolution (CR) on Jan. 15.
How to Establish a Culture of Compliance
SEC Chairwoman White’s “felt and feared” and “Giuliani-style approach” comments indicate that regulators are getting aggressive. Be ready.
Senior Microsoft Portfolio Manager Hit With Insider Trading Charge
The manager and his partner traded on insider info about e-reader investments and quarterly results, the SEC said.
HD Vest: $700M of Assets on New Portfolio Platform
The independent broker-dealer says about 500 of its 5,000 affiliated advisors are using the service.
Budget Bill Nears Senate Passage
The Senate advanced the measure over a filibuster threshold on a 67-33 vote, ensuring it will pass the chamber no later than Wednesday.