Goldman Sachs put out a research note on Oct. 26 highlighting median S&P 500 index returns in the months following presidential elections going back to 1976. Since that time, the S&P 500 has returned ...
October 29, 2012 | 03:20 pm
Republicans in their 2012 platform are calling for a presidential panel to look at corporate defined benefit pension plans backed by the PBGC to see whether a taxpayer bailout is in the cards.
August 29, 2012 | 04:11 pm
Reuters reported Thursday that Mitt Romney and Republican groups raised $76.8 million in May vs. $60 million for President Obama and Democrats. A look at top contributors in the 2012 election cycle...
June 07, 2012 | 01:41 pm
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday that U.S. employment rose by 115,000 in April, leaving the unemployment rate little changed from March at 8.1%. As President Obama formally begins his re-...
May 04, 2012 | 02:30 pm
As President Barack Obama essentially kicked off his re-election campaign during the State of the Union address on Jan. 24 while Republicans battle it out for the nomination, it is worth taking a...
January 25, 2012 | 02:54 pm
President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address Tuesday night called on Congress to require the highest earners to pay at least 30% of their income in taxes.
January 24, 2012 | 10:09 pm
Wincing from the slings and arrows thrown by candidates for the Republican presidential nomination, the private equity industry — in the guise of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council...
January 23, 2012
Excerpt from Standard & Poor's report “United States of America Long-Term Rating Lowered To "AA+' On Political Risks And Rising Debt Burden; Outlook Negative.” Nikola G. Swann of the S&P...
August 22, 2011
New York state Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli, the sole trustee for the $124.8 billion New York State Common Retirement Fund, Albany, appeared to defeat Republican challenger Harry J. Wilson.
November 03, 2010 | 12:21 pm
If history is any indication, Wall Street is likely to rally following the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
November 01, 2010
The midterm election might be bad news for Democrats, but their pain could result in a gain for the retirement industry.
November 01, 2010
The battle for New York state comptroller is shaping up as the biggest pension-related race in the Nov. 2 election, with the winner becoming sole trustee of a $124.8 billion pension fund that's been...