Will Kevin Brady Punish Investors With Tax "Reform?"

Opinion | Andrew Langer

Ending carried interest is ‘nothing short of a massive tax increase that would damage the economy’ and private investment.

For Regular Americans, Investment Opportunities Are Vanishing

Business | Robert Donachie
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the markets opened in New York September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Where are they going?

What Is A 'Catastrophe Bond,' And Why Is Wall Street Freaking Out About Them?

Business | Robert Donachie

‘These bonds have become so popular because they are considered uncorrelated with other assets’

Smart Gun Buying

Guns and Gear | Guns and Gear

With low interest rates buying guns may be a better investment option – Plus they are more fun than a mutual fund

Unsure Of Where To Invest? These Women Have Great Assets

Entertainment | David Hookstead

The economy can’t hurt them

What Strong Unions Would Mean For The U.S.

Business | PG Veer

What President Obama’s wish for stronger unions would do to the country

Oil: Invest Intelligently

Business | Reuters
Fire-fighters work to put out a fire at a storage oil tank in the port of Es Sider

Falling prices mean great opportunity but be careful

New IRS foreign investment tax worries businesses abroad - TheDCNF

US | Betsi Fores
Wall Street

In an effort to collect tax revenue in ever new and creative way, Congress passed the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), requiring that all American dollars invested overseas pay a 30 percent tax penalty, creating an “bureaucratic nightmare for fund managers,” according to the Economist. On top of this added tax burden, foreign financial […]

Why Ohio should lower its investment tax

Opinion | Ike Brannon & William Melick

A bill that is currently winding its way through the state legislature could create tens of thousands of jobs in Ohio.

Jobs in peril as U.S. startups decline - Washington Times

Business | interns

Amid plans for the New York Stock Exchange to merge with Deutsche Borse, many complain the abandonment of small businesses

Think China has a big stake in U.S. business? Not yet - McClatchy

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

China lags far behind its Asian and European competitors in direct investment in the U.S.

Wall Street sees record revenue in recovery from bailout - Bloomberg

Business | interns

In spite of the bailout, Wall Street’s biggest banks will complete their best two years in investment banking and trading

Banks still rule derivatives trade - NYT

Business | wrahn

An elite Wall Street society gathers to protect the interests of big banks in the vast market for derivatives

Tax deal takes pressure off of the Fed - WaPo

Business | interns

Tax cuts may spur economy, limit need to extend Fed purchases

Wells Fargo to pay Citigroup $100M for stealing Wachovia - AP

Business | interns

Wells Fargo settles over their swooping in to snatch up Wachovia from underneath Citigroup in 2008

Authorities preparing massive insider-trading investigation - AP

Business | Steven Nelson (admin)

Federal authorities are examining whether multiple insider-trading rings reaped illegal profits totaling tens of millions of dollars

Spyglass Entertainment to run MGM after Chapt. 11 - LAT

Business | interns

MGM files for bankruptcy protection after creditors strike deal with Carl Icahn

AIG takes steps to pay back taxpayers - WaPo

Business | interns

AIG raises $37 billion from Alico sale, IPO

Barney Trouble - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

After a series of difficult moments on the campaign trail, Rep. Barney Frank is scrambling for campaign cash, contributing $200,000 of his own money

Gone in a flash - TheDC

Business | Joe Tauke

The life savings of millions of Americans could disappear in an instant and the SEC has no idea what to do about it