The House and Senate are back in session this week for the first time since July. They are replaying a Cinderella story no one in Washington (or the stock market) likes: the end-of the-fiscal-year scramble to fund the federal government before the clock strikes midnight on September 30.
With a long list of priorities that lawmakers need to tackle over the fall term, the partisan bickering will be as hot as the air in the Washington swamp.
Is the chorus loud enough yet for President Biden to dump Powell in favor of another nominee? Let’s take a look.
As we reported just one week after President Joe Biden’s inauguration in January, the Senate was taking more time than usual to approve the senior-most members of the president’s appointees: his cabinet.
There are now less than 15 months until the 2022 midterm elections. Although it feels like we’ve only just emerged from the 2020 elections, normally at this time in the midterm cycle, pollsters and political pundits are publishing lists of what they think will be the most competitive House and Senate races next year.
It has been a busy week in the U.S. Senate. Late on Tuesday morning, the chamber passed a bipartisan $1.2 trillion physical infrastructure bill.
The U.S. Senate is expected to approve a $1.2 trillion physical infrastructure bill by early next week. If enacted into law, the legislation, which is more than 2,700 pages in length, could have a profound impact on more than just bridges, tunnels and roads – it could significantly affect cryptocurrency.
The summer Olympics in Tokyo start this Friday, July 23 with a live, televised opening ceremony. As NBC said, this event “will be the first major global gathering since the worldwide pandemic began last year.”
What do financial technology startups, audiologists and anesthesiologists have in common? They are all intensely interested in the “Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy” that President Joe Biden issued last Friday, July 9.
In this episode, the NYT’s “Sketch Guy “ shares his best advice for those providing advice, why our industry needs to stop selling certainty, how to reposition financial advice to your current and future clients and where creative thinking fits into an advisor’s workflow.