Politics

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

Ever since Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke hinted that the Fed could begin tapering its stimulating efforts, volatility returned...

The Federal Reserve controls interest rates, right? Not so fast. Ben Bernanke and Co. set the Discount Rate,...

For the past couple of weeks, the 2013 bull stampede has slowed considerably. Indeed, ever since the Fed...

Volatility has returned to the stock market in the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed. One of the...

"In the end, there was no money left to pay the army, build forts or ships, or protect...

Wall Street rolled out the red carpet on Wednesday, with the major averages down big in the midweek...

“The solution to our problems is found in business, outside of government.” -- Tony Blair, Milken conference 2013...

In case you were under the illusion that the rally in stocks and bonds was anything but a...

It’s often said that the key to a successful business is to provide customers what they want. Well,...

There is a lot going on in the press these days -- with the IRS targeting conservatives, federal...