Friedman: Senate Control Within GOP’s Reach, but Tea Party Could Weaken Grasp
Republicans' prospects for retaking the Senate and White House could fade if the party tilts too far right, says Washington Update's Andy Friedman.
Bad Countries, Good Investments
Last week the White House suggested shorting Russia, but Mebane Faber is going long, calling that advice "moronic."
3 Steps for Investors to Take Amid Ukraine Turmoil
With Russia's move into Ukraine, a Wells Fargo expert suggests strategic moves, as others opine on U.S. options.
Obama’s 2015 Budget Riles Up Retirement Industry
Industry officials are bristling over the proposal to limit retirement plan contributions.
Camp: Tax Overhaul Is ‘Moving Forward’
Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee tells Bloomberg TV that despite opposition, he's got “a lot” of GOP and Democratic backers.
Obama’s Budget Drops Plan to Limit Social Security Increases
The so-called chained-CPI formula was part of a bid by the president to engage in deficit-reduction negotiations with Republicans.
GOP Jumps on Minimum Wage Job-Loss Report
The CBO report said boosting the minimum wage may cost as many as 500,000 people their jobs.
Congressional Hearing Tackles Long-Term Care Funding Woes
“Our current system of providing long-term care is unsustainable for both the government and for families,” Sen. Ben Nelson warned.
Obama Offering Retirement Savings Plan for Workers
President Barack Obama offered more Americans the chance to save for retirement through payroll deductions with a plan for new government-sponsored savings accounts.
House Passes $1.1 Trillion Government Budget
Lawmakers voted 359-67 to send the measure to the Senate, which is set to pass it later this week.