New Hire Roundup: Fidelity Charitable Names Danforth President
Also, Ron Carson was named to the board of trustees of the American College, and the Withers Consulting Group welcomed David Burleigh.
Yellen: Fed May Pause Tapering if Weakness Persists; Can’t Regulate Bitcoin
Yellen told Congress that the Fed would assess whether the “unseasonably” cold weather has caused the recent uptick in “soft data.”
Best & Worst States for Fiscal Health
The Mercatus Center ranked the states using four measures of short- and long-term financial health.
Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.
States Improve Budget Decisions by Using Cost-Benefit Analyses, Study Finds
It might sound simplistic, but Pew-MacArthur study finds that using data to drive decisions improves performance.
States’ LTC Squeeze: Demand Swamping Services
A report co-authored by AARP found that more than 60% of states had seen an increase in demand but no increase in spending.
Delivering the Promises of Natural Gas
I am going to tell you about the role natural gas currently plays in the United States and the role it can, and should, play in America’s future.
Taxes and the States: Which Take the Biggest Bites?
Governments are always looking to tax, and in these states, you can expect to find steep taxes on wireless services, lottery winnings, property and more.
On the Road to Independence
The dream of energy independence for the United States of America is fast becoming a reality.
Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Raymond James Grab Reps From Rivals
The movement involves advisors with more than $15.6 billion in client assets under management and $36 million in yearly fees & commissions.