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Washington Hotline – September 12, 2017

WASHINGTON NEWS Prepare for Hurricane Irma Thousands of Florida and Georgia residents are preparing for Hurricane Irma. At publication time, the category four hurricane is expected to cause widespread damage in both states. In IR 2017-145, the Service offered tips for September’s National Preparedness Month. The IRS and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge all […]

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When Will the Bull Market End?

When Will the Bull Market End?   http://www.kiplinger.com/article/investing/T038-C008-S003-when-will-the-bull-market-end.html   By Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor, June 26, 2017 As the second-longest bull market in history makes its way into its ninth year, many investors are understandably asking: When will it end? We’d all be rich if there was a foolproof way to figure that out. […]

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Washington Hotline – September 5, 2017

WASHINGTON NEWS Tax Reform ‘Blueprint’ Promised Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been holding “Big Six” meetings to plan tax reform. The “Big Six” are Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House Economic Council Director Gary Cohn, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch and House Ways […]

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Will White House Scandals Derail the Stock Market?

Will White House Scandals Derail the Stock Market?   http://www.kiplinger.com/article/investing/T052-C000-S002-will-white-house-worries-hit-stocks.html By Anne Kates Smith, Senior Editor, From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, August 2017   Investors are wondering if the stock market’s Trump bump could morph into the Trump slump as questions continue to swirl around the White House regarding its Russia connections. It’s a high-stakes concern. […]

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