Archive | February, 2011

5 Stock Market Changers This Week – February 27 – 2011

Personal Income and Spending: Personal income and spending both increased in November and December, but personal spending outpaced income. The uptick in spending was good news for the economy. But with spending rising faster than income, personal savings dropped in December. Data for January come out Monday at 8:30 a.m. ISM Manufacturing Index: The manufacturing […]

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Washington Hotline – February – Week 3 – 2011

White House Budget Release Starts Debate On February 14, the White House released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2012. Following the release, there were extensive comments by the White House, Senate leaders and House of Representative leaders. The new budget proposes spending $3.7 trillion next year. With an estimated total federal revenue of $2.6 […]

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New Fee Disclosure Rules Help Make Costs More Transparent

New Fee Disclosure Rules Help Make Costs More Transparent Ask most retirement plan participants how much they pay to participate in their workplace plan, and answer will probably be, “Nothing.” But your retirement plan isn’t really free. While employees typically aren’t charged any out-of-pocket costs to participate in their plans, participants do pay expenses, many […]

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Washington Hotline – February – Week 2 – 2011

Fed Chair Bernanke Defends Bond Purchases Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke appeared on February 9 before the House Budget Committee. He defended the plan by the Federal Reserve to purchase another $600 billion of government bonds. This would bring the total holdings of the Federal Reserve to approximately $2.6 trillion. Previously, the Federal Reserve lowered […]

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