Thomas Piketty: Pinko or Prophet?
The obscure French economist’s call for large-scale wealth redistribution, and challenges to his data, have not stopped his book from topping the bestseller charts.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): Memorial Day, 2014
On Memorial Day, ThinkAdvisor continues our tradition of honoring advisors and their partners who served in the U.S. armed forces and sharing their stories.
Niall Ferguson: The Black Swan Investors Should Fear
The conservative Harvard economic historian says there's a problem much bigger than Fed tapering for investors to worry about.
JPMorgan Pledges $20M for Veteran Initiatives
JPMorgan Chase has pledged $20 million over the next five years to go to employment, education and housing programs for veterans and their families.
The New Cold War and Who Won't Win It
Russia faces a growing strategic and economic dilemma.
Postponing the Inevitable: Changes for Flood Bill Despite Early Support
In a rare bipartisan move, the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act was passed in 2012, hailed as necessary to save the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
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.