Fed’s Bernanke Makes Case for QE3
“I don’t think there’s any question that they’re getting ready to act,” an LPL analyst told AdvisorOne.
Bernanke to Cast His Vote on U.S. Economy at Jackson Hole
Bernanke’s speech will be analyzed more closely than usual because it follows Mitt Romney’s Thursday night acceptance speech as the Republican candidate for the presidency.
State Debt Burden Barely Moved by Deficit Cuts: Report
State budget gaps have shrunk by half compared to the previous year, yet the mountain of debt burdening the states has barely budged—indicating a systemic crisis fueled by unfunded liabilities.
New York Regulator Threatens to Suspend Standard Chartered Over Iran Dealings
The New York Department of Financial Services has warned the British bank Standard Chartered that it could be suspended from doing business in the state over charges that it violated money-laundering laws in dealings with institutions in Iran that are subject to U.S. economic sanctions.
Fed Says U.S. Economy Has Slowed, but Takes No New Action
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to stimulate growth, but it took no new action.
MLPs, Taxes, the K-1 & More: Frequently Asked Questions
How are MLPs structured? MLPs have two classes of ownership, which are general partners (GPs) and limited partners (LPs).
Earth, Water and Fire
The search for natural gas and oil found through the process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is fraught with controversy.
The Shale Gas Rush
With all of this new economic activity comes investing opportunity. And there is more than one way to play the market.
10 Best Tax States for Small Business
Looking for the best tax states for a business start-up? The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council releases its business tax index for 2012.
Creating a Future-Ready Natural Gas Industry Now
My top priority for this year as chairman of the American Gas Association (AGA) is ensuring that our customers, regulators and elected officials are confident in our ability to safely deliver our product.