Posts Categorized ‘Financial Crisis’

Fiscal Cliff Deal and Its Impact on the Environment
By Tyler Collins

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 passed by Congress on January 1st and signed into law almost immediately by President Obama, delayed a scheduled 8.2% cut to non-defense discretionary spending until March 1, 2013.

Posted: January 18, 2013

News Flash: Taxes to Increase for Most Americans
By Mel Miller

The above is not the headline you will see in the financial press today, but is the reality.

Posted: January 2, 2013

Americans Favor Strong Wall Street Oversight
By Kymberly Levesque

A survey conducted by Lake Research Partners and commissioned by AARP, the Center for Responsible Lending, Americans for Financial Reform and the National Council of La Raza shows overwhelming bipartisan support of financial regulation.

Posted: July 26, 2012

First Affirmative Supports a Tax on Financial Transactions
By Holly Testa, Director, Shareowner Engagement

First Affirmative recently joined others in the financial sector to issue a public letter urging the U.S. Congress to mandate a financial transaction tax.

Posted: July 19, 2012

The “Lost Decade” – When Will It End?
By George Gay

In twelve and a half years, stock prices, like a roller coaster, have finished where they began; but the ride has been terrifying for many people. This performance (or lack thereof) is being referred to as the “Lost Decade,” an especially chilling appellation for Baby Boomers nearing retirement age.

Posted: December 14, 2011

“Debt, Default, and the Risk of Disaster”
By R.Kevin O'Keefe, CIMA®, AIF®

To put it another way: if we believe we have a good investment process, we must follow that, even when it is hard to do so. To achieve investment success, it is important to believe our beliefs and doubt our doubts.

Posted: July 26, 2011

Top CEOs Focus on Sustainability
By Sara Laks

The understanding that sustainability is no longer a separate concern from profitability has made its way into the core decision making of mainstream corporate boardrooms.

Posted: July 9, 2010

The Economy: Real Progress, Yet Widespread Negativity Remains
By admin

There is mounting evi­dence that the economic recovery now underway will gain momentum…

Posted: May 3, 2010

Big Losses Followed by Big Gains: The Math of Loss and Recovery
By admin

Why so many investors might still feel beaten up by the stock market during the past couple of years, in spite of the tremendous market rally of the past twelve months.

Posted: April 28, 2010

Looking Back, Looking Ahead… What Do We See on the Stock Market Horizon?
By Johann Klaassen

Today, we see that the last year has been terrific, and the last ten years have been dreadful; so what should we say about the coming year, or the coming decade?

Posted: January 25, 2010