Politics

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

Guns and ammo aren't the only things Americans are buying in record amounts. Last week, the U.S. Mint...

Today is Ben Franklin’s 307th birthday. What would this founding father extraordinaire, the first scientific American and financial...

The markets have been relatively quiet during the past week. So far in 2013, the S&P 500 is...

I finished a productive trip to San Diego for the American Economic Association (AEA) meetings, where I met...

Stocks in the United States enjoyed a nice run higher after the mini-deal on the tax side of...

Global stock markets are the ultimate "risk on" asset. When the U.S. stock market does well, global markets...

As we start a new year, I imagine, as John Lennon did in his famous song, a world...

Finally, the fiscal cliff has been resolved—sort of. Unfortunately, the patchwork solution on the tax side of the...

The American people have spoken, and more than half of the electorate chose President Obama to continue leading...

At Wednesday night's Social Entrepreneurship Awards dinner sponsored by the Manhattan Institute, honoree Brian Lamb of C-SPAN said...