Connecting the Dots, November 2017

Tax Talks Lead Nowhere Good

November 28, 2017

The US Senate may vote on its tax “reform” plan this week. If it passes, they’ll have to reconcile it with the somewhat different House plan.

Two Bad Choices in Tax Debate

November 21, 2017

Remember when everyone wanted to cut the federal deficit? Fiscal policy was much simpler back then: balanced budget good, deficits bad.

The Tax Trade Is Getting Crowded

November 14, 2017

Congress is deciding your portfolio’s future right now—so you might want to pay attention.

Tariffs on Your Roof

November 7, 2017

The US is about to fire another salvo in the international trade war, and this one may actually make sense.