The top 10 Republican presidential candidates squared off Wednesday night (October 28, 2015) in Boulder Colorado, in the third GOP presidential debate. The 10 GOP candidates, who qualified for the debate, did so in accordance to how they stand in the polls, according to the Real Clear Politics average of...
Since the end of the financial crisis, consumer advocates have pushed for fiduciary duty on Wall Street—an obligation for brokers and financial advisors to act in the best interest of clients at all times. Last week, President Obama added his voice to the cause. Speaking to a gathering at AARP...
The ongoing debt saga in Greece has reached its turning point—and it’s not likely to end well. Last week, a bailout deal between the Greek government and their European creditors appeared certain. But Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras abruptly broke off talks, causing the Greeks to miss their scheduled payment to...
Results were finally tallied in the Hawkeye State days after the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses took place. A faulty software application deployed by the Iowa Democratic Party delayed results for nearly twenty-four hours after the caucuses had ended Monday, February 3rd. By Wednesday, February 5th, only partial results...
Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a huge victory for his campaign on Saturday’s primary in South Carolina. The First in the South primary overwhelmingly cast their ballots for Biden, rejuvenating his campaign and narrowing the delegate race between himself and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. This boost...
The crisis in Russia worsened Tuesday when Standard and Poor’s (S&P) placed the nation on negative credit watch. In a statement, S&P said that the move “stems from what we view as a rapid deterioration of Russia’s monetary flexibility and the impact of the weakening economy on its financial system.” The...
Wall Street’s markets have been in full-fledged panic mode since yesterday morning. The Dow shed 1.3% on Tuesday, and dropped another 1% at the start of trading Wednesday. Presidential candidate Donald Trump was quoted as saying the potential fallout could ‘devastate’ the United States. It’s all a reaction to a series...
Photo: Courtesy of cbsnews.com MILWAUKEE, WI - The top 8 Republican presidential candidates squared off Tuesday night (November 11th 2015) in the fourth GOP presidential debate. Here's who qualified for the debate, and where each candidate stands in the polls, according to the Real Clear Politics average of five recent national polls: •...
In Tuesday night’s State of the Union address, President Barack Obama laid out his plans for the final two years of his presidency—and the focus will be on the country’s working class. “The verdict is clear — middle-class economics works,” President Obama claimed. “Expanding opportunity works. And these policies will...
Capitol Hill was rocked late last week by news that House Republicans were pursuing legal action against the Obama administration. The president’s use of executive authority pertaining to both healthcare and immigration was the motivation for the lawsuit, according to Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). “Time after time, the president has...