‘Regulatory Capture’ by Wall Street Caught on Tape?
Secretly recorded tapes that appear to portray a supine New York Fed fearful of offending Goldman Sachs prompts renewed scrutiny of Wall Street behavior.
Largest Public Pensions See 14.3% Gain
The holdings and investments in the 100 largest public-employee pension systems in the U.S. are at their highest since 1968, the Census Bureau says.
Global Realities Won’t Overcome Investor Complacency: Searching for Alpha for October 2014
Stocks, bonds and credit finished in the red in September, but the current bull market has as much to do with sentiment as fundamentals.
GOP May Take Senate, but No End to DC Dysfunction: Political Pundits
Inside-the-Beltway political 'handicappers' Stuart Rothenberg and Charlie Cook tell IRI crowd not to expect tax reform even if Republicans take control of the Senate.
Energy: Powerful Production
On August 5, Southwest Gas Corp reported second quarter earnings of $0.21 per share vs. $0.22 per share last year. Excluding COLI, earnings were $0.16 per share versus $0.18 per share.
How Far Will the Shale Boom Go?
Assessing the longer-term prospects of an energy revolution.
10 Happiest States in America
Can money buy happiness? Only up to a point; there are many more factors at play. WalletHub ranked the states on 26 key happiness metrics.
Firms Prepping for Climate Change Have Higher ROE: Study
Those S&P 500 firms showed higher ROE and lower earnings volatility, according to a report released Tuesday by CDP.
Hedge Funds Then and Now: 2008 vs. 2014
The hedge fund industry has made a big push to win back investor confidence. Here are the biggest changes in the last six years.
Men More Confident About Economy Than Women
It looks like the wounds of the "he-cession" are finally starting to heal.