Politics

Learn about the most important political developments in Washington and elsewhere that affect investors.

Job growth has been the bleakest aspect of the seemingly never-ending Great Recession. It is not even keeping...

The Post-Fed Paralysis Last week’s surprise Fed decision to hold off on any “tapering” of its $85-billion-per-month bond-buying...

As we all learned, the Federal Reserve did not taper its $85 billion in stimulus efforts after its...

“The establishment of Central Banking removes the checks of bank credit expansion, and puts the inflationary engine into...

Nearly everyone on Wall Street pretty much thought the Fed would do some sort of “tapering” of its...

The alleged use of chemical weapons by Syria’s government against its own people has caused U.S. President Barack...

Every year I say September hits like a thunderous jolt on many levels. It is back to school...

“It's easier to prepare than to predict.” -- Hank Brock I gave my first talk about the 9/11...

American International Group (AIG) CEO Robert Benmosche, beneficiary of a massive bailout by the U.S. federal government in...

September is, at least historically speaking, the worst month of the year for the stock market. This year,...