After historic Brexit defeat — what’s next?

2019-01-15

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was soundly rejected in Parliament on Tuesday, leaving the country in a state of uncertainty about not only the future of its planned exit from the European Union, but possibly also about who will lead the British government. Here’s what could happen followingRead More →

British pound climbs as likelihood of Brexit delay rises

2019-01-11

The British pound strengthened against the U.S. dollar and the euro on Friday after U.K. newspaper The Evening Standard reported that a delay to the March 29 Brexit was becoming increasingly likely. While the idea of a Brexit delay was refuted by Prime Minister Theresa May’s government earlier this week,Read More →

Trump says ‘not giving up’ on building a wall

2019-01-01

President Donald Trump pledged anew to build a southern wall between the U.S. and Mexico, saying he’s ready to make a deal with the Democrats when they provide funding for border security. Trump made the comments in a Dec. 31 interview with Fox News, as he also reiterated his assertionRead More →

The best and worst stocks of 2018

2018-12-31

One very important theme for investors during 2018 has been the return to volatility, as investors worry about Federal Reserve tightening and President Trump’s trade dispute with China. The market always looks ahead, and another important focus for investors is the massive cut in the maximum federal income-tax rate forRead More →