When Will Interest Rates Rise?

One reason - perhaps the biggest reason - stocks have tripled since 2009 is the fact that interest rates have remained near o%.  But as the U.S. economy continues to recover that will change. The question: when?  We could get some answers as [...]

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Is Campaign Spending Overrated as an Issue?

From Alan Abramowitz and our partners at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics:  The Koch brothers and their network of wealthy conservative donors recently announced that they intend to spend almost $900 million on the 2016 elections. This level of spending by [...]

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GOP Squabbling – and a Homeland Security Shutdown?

Republicans, who took over Congress last month vowing to govern responsibly and cooperatively, are now arguing among themselves over whether to shutdown the vital Dept. of Homeland Security—or fund it. The deadline is the end of the month. The squabbling [...]

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