Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), on the Senate Banking Committee, wants to hold hearings on Goldman Sachs, a banking firm that specializes in investments, securities, and other financial services, because of accusations of fired bank examiner Carmen Segarra with the New York Federal Reserve, the entity that is supposed to provide oversight for Goldman Sachs.
By ignoring basic investment rules, public pension managers have virtually guaranteed that these pension plans will not keep their promises.
Here’s a thought most of us don’t want to entertain: Could you or I, or a close family member or neighbor, be thrown into jail, publicly branded a criminal, and fined thousands, or even millions of dollars for allegedly violating an obscure federal regulation we didn’t even know about?
It would be ironic if a Democrat governor takes over in Kansas just as the Republican incumbent's tax cuts took hold.
On September 17, 2014, the House of Representatives voted 333 to 92 in favor a measure calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve. Introduced by Representative Paul Broun (R-Ga.), H.R. 24 won the support of 227 Republicans and 106 Democrats — which is well beyond the two-thirds needed for passage.
The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s annual “Ten Thousand Commandments” report sheds much-needed light on the size and scope of federal regulations.
U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman is making the rounds, addressing high-powered commercial, political, and academic circles to build support for the still-secret (and developing) Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a massive assault on America’s national sovereignty that the Obama administration is attempting to market as a trade pact.
The House of Representatives passed a bill on September 17 that would require the U.S. comptroller general to make a full audit of the Federal Reserve System and the Federal Reserve banks.
Small cheap robots are doing for small manufacturers what table tablets are doing for fast-food restaurants: making paychecks stretch further.
Just as Washington is revving up to impose limits on "tax inversions" on corporations seeking tax havens in other countries, along comes this study to show just how uncompetitive the United States already is.