Year: 2016

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Trump! Impact on insurance

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The election of Donald Trump with a unified Republican Congress has generated tremendous anticipation for potential changes in the financial services sector.  As a candidate, Trump ran on a platform of reforming the Affordable Care

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Fed Hikes Rates in December, More Coming?

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What happened and what it means for business On December 14, 2016, the US Federal Reserve met and decided to raise interest rates 25 basis points. The target overnight Fed Funds rate was raised from 0.25%-0.50%

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Trump! Impact on banking

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President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team are just starting to shape governmental policy as it relates to the financial services sector. There’s little doubt that Trump’s election portends major changes from the Obama administration.

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The 2016 Election: Congress

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While there has been tremendous interest in the race for the US president, there are also other important elections being held for various seats in the US Congress.  Every two years, all 435 members of

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Fed Decides, Market Reacts

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What happened and what does it mean for business? The Fed met and decided to leave interest rates unchanged at +0.25-0.50%.  The Fed indicated strongly they would consider raising interest rates in the near term should

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Engage EP036 Greg Valliere Horizon Investments

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This week on Engage, we bring back veteran political observer Greg Valliere from Horizon Investments.  We cover 2016 and Senate elections.  What's the 1 thing each candidate needs to do to win!

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Comparing the new Trump and Clinton tax and economic plans

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The U.S. 2016 presidential campaign moves from the convention floor to the next campaigning stage as both candidates update their strategies for how to increase economic growth.  With U.S. GDP at 1.2% for Q2 2016

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