3 Sector Funds to Buy for a Republican Congress

Nov 5, 2014, 9:46 am EST

The newly elected 114th Congress will consist of a Republican majority. The certainty about political impact on the economy and capital markets pretty much stops there. However, the news for businesses and investors is less about what will happen and more about what will not happen.

Democrats will not rule the agenda as they have in recent years and the industrial sectors that tend to perform best under Republican rule will at least be given enough room to grow to their greatest potential, absent any real or perceived barriers that may have kept a lid on upside potential in recent past.

Although the economy and stock market, on average, have historically performed better under Democratic rule, there are some industrial sectors that tend to do best when Republicans have the upper hand. Read 

Ben Stein Calls Obama ‘Most Racist President’

Nov 4, 2014, 3:51 pm EST

Ben Stein has criticized President Obama for his desire to “racialize all politics.”

The economist went on to say that Obama, Hilary Clinton and other Democrats have convinced the country that Republicans have policies against black people in order to win the African-American vote.

Ben Stein added that Obama is “the most racist president there has ever been in America.” He also assured the public that Republicans have nothing against minorities. Read 

Stocks to Buy: Post-Election Selection

Nov 3, 2014, 8:50 am EST

The markets aren’t always influenced by politics, but when they are, it generally means opportunity awaits for the savvy investor. With the 2014 midterm elections on the way, there are numerous stocks to buy as the country transitions into the next two years. Source: GrabPress

It isn’t always easy to peg which sectors or stocks are the stocks to buy, or even the stocks to sell, but if you are up on what’s been happening in politics leading up to the 2014 midterm elections, you can handicap certain investments.

Some plays are good for trades, others are good for longer-term positions. Read 

5 Things to Know About New U.S. Ebola Czar Ron Klain

Oct 17, 2014, 3:36 pm EST

President Obama will name Ron Klain as the official “Ebola czar” of the U.S.

The Democratic aide will coordinate government responses to the illness across a number of agencies with the purpose of detecting and isolating the disease.

Here are five things to know about the Ebola czar: Read 

Army Warns of ISIS Plan to Target Military Families in US

Oct 3, 2014, 1:31 pm EST

An ISIS plan to find and slaughter military families has prompted the Army to release a bulletin, cautioning military personnel of these terrorist acts.

The Army said that Islamic State militants are rallying supporters to track down the addresses of military families. ISIS wants these men, women and children to be slaughtered at their homes.

The warning was issued by the Army Threat Integration Center, which is responsible for warning of criminal and terrorist threats. The bulletin details more than a dozen precautions that should be taken in order to avoid ISIS attacks. Read 

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns Amid Scandal

Oct 2, 2014, 3:09 pm EST

Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, resigned on Wednesday.

Julia Pierson resigned as the director of the Secret Service due to a series of security issues. Several lawmakers called for her to step down from the director position despite President Barack Obama stating that he had full confidence in her abilities on Tuesday, reports The Washington Post.

However, the President changed his mind when he learned that Julia Pierson had allowed an armed guard with a criminal history in an elevator with him. The man hadn’t been screened for his background before being brought in as a guard. Following this revelation, the President decided that the Secret Service needed new leadership, The Washington Post notes. Read 

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