Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Politico At least five states are banding together in a legal drive to block key elements of President Trump’s second travel ban. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said his office is filing a motion asking a federal judge in Seattle to rule that an existing injunction against […]
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Bloomberg Here’s the latest signal Wall Street regulations won’t be gutted anytime soon: Republicans who write financial laws are starting to focus on other things. The Senate Banking Committee, led by Mike Crapo, approved a measure about publishing research on exchange-traded funds, and a collection of other narrow bills […]
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Politico For most of 2016, the NY Daily News was America’s paper of opposition to President Trump. But in the months since the election, just as Trump’s war with the press started going nuclear, the Manhattan-based tabloid has largely pulled back on its famous anti-Trump covers in favor of […]
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Politico Will it Be “Your Fired?” – Janet Yellen is heading into war with President Trump. The Federal Reserve chair, with one year left in her tenure as the world’s most powerful central banker, is almost certain to announce a hike in interest rates by one-quarter point next […]
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Bloomberg The revolution in the United States Treasury market is in limbo. Deep within an office park in Rockville, Maryland, a U.S. financial industry watchdog is hard at work trying to make the $13.9 trillion market easier to understand. The fate of that effort is in the hands […]
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Yahoo The online brokerage Motif lets you invest in various themes — such as “battling cancer,” which includes biotech companies developing cancer drugs and innovations, or “healthy and tasty,” which invests in companies that sell organic and farm-raised foods. The Silicon Valley-based startup is going one step further and […]
Republicans revealed their long-awaited legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), proposing to phase out key parts of the law over several years as they try to break a deadlock between moderates and conservatives in their party.
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Bloomberg President Trump’s immigration stance has begun to discourage foreign tourists from visiting major U.S. cities, threatening to cost billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. New York, the nation’s most visited city by people overseas, predicts such trips will drop more than 2 percent this year to […]
Environmentally conscious investors are using their pocketbooks to protest President Trump’s plans to slash environmental regulations, fueling a rally in funds that only invest in companies that meet progressive criteria for sustainability.
Ed. Note: This article first appeared in Bloomberg A powerful conservative group backed by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch is questioning a plan to spend $1T on the nation’s infrastructure and warning that one of President Trump’s signature policy initiatives could become a “spending boondoggle.” In a memo released, Freedom Partners cautions Trump and the Republican-controlled […]