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Thursday / Dec 22, 2016 /

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 Act and Dodd-Frank.  This is consistent with Republican policy in both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate. …

Thursday / Dec 15, 2016 /

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% to 0.50% to 0.75%. In the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) statement, they said, “The Committee expects that, with…

Wednesday / Dec 14, 2016 /

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. During the campaign, candidate Trump vowed to repeal Dodd-Frank (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010) as is…

Wednesday / Nov 02, 2016 /

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 the US House of Representatives are up for re-election and around one third of the 100 members US Senate.  In…

Friday / Oct 28, 2016 /

Engage EP038 Debra Jasper Mindset Digital

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Engage w/Andy Busch has 8 sec to tell you that this week we have CEO @mindsetdigital Debra Jasper on. Find out why.

Friday / Sep 23, 2016 /

Engage EP073 Bipartisan Policy Center’s Jim Lockhart

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James Lockhart from WL Ross, co-chair Bipartisan Policy Center’s Restoring America’s Future https://lnkd.in/bPAJCFM 

Friday / Sep 23, 2016 /

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 economic conditions warrant it.  In their announcement, they said, “The Committee judges that the case for an increase in…

Monday / Aug 22, 2016 /

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!

Monday / Aug 22, 2016 /

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 and the average quarterly U.S. GDP for this recovery the weakest since WWII (use insert from WSJ here), there is…

Wednesday / Jul 27, 2016 /

Engage EP035 Energy Part 2: E&Y’s Energy Partner Steve Landry

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Engage with Andy Busch brings on E&Y’s Steve Landry to discuss key issues impacting future growth for the energy sector:  price, bankruptcies, and disruptors.