Another GOP Departure Could Help Dems Take The House | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

It is almost a law of our political physics: Those who choose to leave Congress thereby demonstrate qualities that make one wish they would linger here longer. After seven terms in ... Continue Reading →

After Tax Reform, GOP Needs To Fix Arcane Budget Rules | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

The Republicans have passed their tax bill, without a single Democratic vote, despite low to dismal poll ratings. It’s reminiscent of the passage by Democrats, without a single ... Continue Reading →

GOP Tax Cuts Won’t Cause The Economy To Overheat; Here’s Why | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Economy: After eight long years of subpar growth, economists now warn that the economy, which is just starting to show signs of life, is at risk of overheating. Can these warnings ... Continue Reading →

S&P 500 Futures Edge Lower After Alabama Vote Cuts GOP Senate Majority | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Futures for the S&P 500 turned slightly lower late Tuesday after Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special election, reducing the GOP’s already-narrow Senate majority. ... Continue Reading →

GOP Tax Bills Target Gov’t, Education and Health Care Bloat: Michael Barone | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Are the current Republican tax bills, passed by the House and Senate and being reconciled in conference committee, an attack on “feds, eds and meds”? That’s a reference ... Continue Reading →

Growth Paid For 20% Of GOP Tax Cuts, New CBO Data Show

Tax Cuts: During the tax cut debate in 2017, Republicans argued that the cuts would at least partially pay for themselves by spurring economic growth. Democrats said they were nothing ... Continue Reading →

GOP Tax Plan Would Kill ObamaCare Individual Mandate, And That’s Good News | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Health Care: Will Republicans even be able to repeal the most egregious failure in ObamaCare? We’re about to find out as the tax cut bill, which in the Senate will include repeal ... Continue Reading →

House GOP Plan Would Cap Mortgage Interest Deduction | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

If you want to understand why the tax code is so hard to overhaul, consider the case of the mortgage interest deduction. The issue is so sensitive that the House and Senate are dealing ... Continue Reading →

Stocks Mixed; GOP Tax Bill Hurts These 2 Home Improvement Retailers | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Major stock indexes were mixed and mostly unchanged in afternoon trading Thursday as Wall Street weighed earnings from Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA) and Tesla (TSLA) as well as details ... Continue Reading →

How GOP Tax Reform Will Lead To Higher Property Taxes | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis

Higher property taxes are likely to be the unintended consequence of the new Republican plan to kill the state and local tax deduction, but preserve an exception for property taxes. House ... Continue Reading →