Elections

Questions for the 2 leading presidential candidates

Questions for the 2 leading presidential candidates

In the 30 years since 401(k) plans have gained acceptance, the 401(k) has become the most popular savings vehicle to help American workers achieve financial well-being in retirement.

August 22, 2016
Trump expands economic policy adviser team

Trump expands economic policy adviser team

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump named Anthony Scaramucci, founder of Skybridge Capital, to his economic policy council Thursday. Also appointed were Diane Hendricks, Liz Uihlein and six...

August 11, 2016 | 03:51 pm
Clinton outlines infrastructure and jobs proposals, end to carried interest

Clinton outlines infrastructure and jobs proposals, end to carried interest

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton outlined an economic plan Thursday that calls for investing billions in infrastructure projects, creating 10 million new jobs, and making it easier for ...

August 11, 2016 | 03:21 pm
GOP, Dems not eye to eye on retirement, tax issues

GOP, Dems not eye to eye on retirement, tax issues

Like the candidates themselves, the political platforms adopted at the Republican and Democratic conventions have little in common when it comes to retirement security and tax reform — two...

August 08, 2016
Trump offers revised tax plan, curb on regulations, end to carried interest

Trump offers revised tax plan, curb on regulations, end to carried interest

Donald Trump on Monday sought to cast Hillary Clinton's economic program as an ineffective relic, and to reset his own presidential campaign after a string of missteps.

August 08, 2016 | 03:00 pm
Post-Brexit caution: hoping to avoid a long-lasting downside

Post-Brexit caution: hoping to avoid a long-lasting downside

Global risk markets have been exuberant lately, expecting U.S. consumers to accelerate their spending even further, U.S. interest rates to remain low and Brexit to have little impact on the global...

August 08, 2016
Trump economic advisory includes leaders of alternative money managers

Trump economic advisory includes leaders of alternative money managers

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday named an economic advisory group that includes John Paulson, Steve Feinberg, Steve Roth, Harold Hamm and Tom Barrack.

August 05, 2016 | 11:36 am
Retirement security at top of wish lists for next president

Retirement security at top of wish lists for next president

No matter who wins the White House in November, the next administration will have to do more to advance retirement security, a number of experts said.

July 25, 2016
Trump VP pick raises legal questions for some Wall Street donors

Trump VP pick raises legal questions for some Wall Street donors

Donald Trump's selection of Mike Pence, the sitting Indiana governor, as vice presidential candidate may raise complex legal questions for Trump supporters who've managed money for the state's...

July 18, 2016 | 10:48 am
SSgA: Global uncertainty, volatility expected in second half of year

SSgA: Global uncertainty, volatility expected in second half of year

The second half of 2016 will bring further geopolitical uncertainty and market volatility, a report from State Street Global Advisors predicts.

July 12, 2016 | 03:15 pm