Government & Politics

  1. The American Savings Account Act: What to Know

    Here's the lowdown on a new bill before Congress that would provide access to retirement ...
  2. Donald Trump for President: What Are the Chances?

    The success of Donald Trump's outsider candidacy has shaken the Republican party ...
  3. Universal Retirement Coverage Bill Goes to Hill

    Democrats have introduced another bill to Congress in an effort to help American ...
  4. Google Denies Presidential Candidate Bias (GOOGL)

    Google is accused of having a preference among the two presumptive presidential candidates ...
  5. Why New Overtime Rules May Hurt Workers

    Discover why the Obama administration's new overtime rules may end up hurting businesses, ...
  6. Why Interest Rates Have Been Low for So Long

    Learn of several competing explanations about why the Federal Reserve has kept interest ...
  1. Google Denies Presidential Candidate Bias (GOOGL)

    Google is accused of having a preference among the two presumptive presidential candidates ...
  2. Why Interest Rates Have Been Low for So Long

    Learn of several competing explanations about why the Federal Reserve has kept interest ...
  3. Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics: Which Is More ...

    Find out why investors are better off ignoring macroeconomic forecasts, and should ...
  4. Google's Paris HQ Raided in Probe (GOOGL)

    Google's Paris headquarters was raided by finance officials as part of an ongoing ...
  5. Minimum Wage Increase: Will Technology Help Margins ...

    Discover why the $15 per hour minimum wage movement may unintentionally be sowing ...
  6. 10 Stocks Goldman Sachs Picks for Election Season ...

    Goldman Sachs laid out a presidential year strategy recommending stocks with high ...
  1. What is the Social Security administration responsible for?

    Learn about the Social Security Administration's main responsibilities along with its history, structure and social safety ...
  2. Where are the Social Security administration headquarters?

    Learn about the Social Security Administration's headquarters, why it is not located in Washington, D.C. and how it has evolved ...
  3. Is the Social Security administration a government corporation?

    Learn the difference between a government agency and a government corporation, and how the Social Security Administration ...
  4. How does the role of Medicare/Medicaid affect the drugs sector in the U.S.? (UNH, ...

    Read about the impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the drugs sector in the United States and how some doctors get rich by ...
  1. Members Of Congress With The Highest Net Worth

    Members of Congress make much more than the average American citizen. Here are the ...
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