Politics

Politics, economics and finance have all been turned on their head in 2016, and investors are already looking ahead to 2017 with anticipation and trepidation.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday unveiled sweeping proposals to simplify the tax code, slash the corporate tax rate and impose a one-time levy on the overseas earnings of U.S. companies.
As we approach two potential national crises — a government shut-down and a default on federal debt — fertile minds will shift toward whether there is a financial tool to alleviate those risks. Futures contracts and options have long served as mitigators of risk. Why not here?
Forget all those worries about war and the rumors of war — that was yesterday’s news. After the UN passed a resolution on Syria’s chemical weapons, the risk is all political.
Too often investors get caught up in political parties, focus on the negative and lose confidence in stocks. As a result, they can miss great bull markets. When it comes to finding opportunities, it’s not about the political party, it’s about the policies.
Too often investors get caught up in political parties, focus on the negative and lose confidence in stocks. As a result, they can miss great bull markets. When it comes to finding opportunities, it’s not about the political party, it’s about the policies.
One of the questions we hear most often is, “What does it take to be a successful trader?” George Gero shares five tips for success in this preview to May's Trading 101 article.
Two F-16 fighter jets scrambled on Sunday when several small civilian aircraft wandered into restricted air space over where President Obama was playing golf with Tiger Woods in my adopted state of Florida. Our tax dollars at work.
U.S. stocks gained while Treasuries trimmed an earlier advance as the House voted to temporarily suspend the the federal debt limit. The yen climbed for a third day after the Bank of Japan deferred new monetary stimulus.
Since biodiesel broke onto the scene in a meaningful way in the mid-2000s, approximately 10%-15% of U.S. soybean oil output has been used for biodiesel.