What should investors pay attention to between now and 8 November?
The affirmative vote for Brexit has led some to draw conclusions about what it means for Donald Trump’s candidacy here in the U.S. While there are similarities, it is important to keep in mind some critical differences.
A Trump candidacy doesn’t make it easier for investors to anticipate the possible economic and market implications of a Trump presidency.
With Puerto Rico likely to miss some payments on May 1, its debt restructuring is unavoidable.
What should investors pay attention to as this lengthy presidential election season continues?
The Ides of March was always going to be an important day in the U.S. Republican primary race for the presidency, and Tuesday did not disappoint.
The results from the Iowa caucuses are in, and even though the state represents a mere 1% of total delegates for the respective Republican and Democratic U.S. presidential nomination contests, Iowa is important as the first test for candidates on both sides.
Investors wanting to see bipartisan, fiscally expansionary bills out of Congress, like those passed at the end of 2015, will have to wait: The election cycle will dominate Washington with lawmakers taking a “do no harm” approach in 2016.
After years of partisan showdowns and eleventh hour drama over fiscal issues, the budget bill that President Obama signed into law yesterday represents a welcome change.
Last night, Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) took one step closer to becoming the next speaker of the House of Representatives when Speaker John Boehner retires next Friday. While this may represent welcome certainty over the speakership, there is arguably less certainty surrounding the resolution of two significant fiscal deadlines: the debt ceiling and the government funding bill.