Money & Politics

Most people think of Washington and Wall Street as separate entities with no impact on one another. But what happens in D.C. can impact your portfolio, and what happens in the stock market could change policy that, in turn, affects your investments. InvestorPlace’s journalists walk the intersection of politics and finance, helping you better put your money to work no matter who’s calling the shots in the West Wing.

Google Stock Investors Ponder Whether Alphabet Is Too Big To Break Up

A DOJ investigation threatens the possibility of Google stock breaking up into smaller parts, but the political realities won't allow this to happen.

Near-Term Pain Will Shift To Longer-Term Benefits For MU Stock Investors

MU stock suffered volatility along with other tech firms as the U.S.-China trade war heated up, but the conflict does present a longer-term benefit for the underlying company.

7 Reasons Stock Buybacks Should Be Illegal

The rhetoric surrounding stock buybacks has heated up in recent weeks. I’ve never been a fan. Here are seven reasons why.

Where U.S. Tariffs Stand Now After Trump Mexico Tweet

New tariffs have hit US stocks, Chinese stocks, Mexican stocks, and EU stocks. Where do tariffs sit now, and what do they mean for investors?

Rising U.S.-China Tension Also Raises Profile of Aurora Cannabis Stock

With multiple industries about to suffer from a protracted trade war, ACB stock stands to benefit as the Trump administration likely ponders full legalization.

The Trade War Isn’t the Looming Issue for Apple Stock

The financial media seems to be focusing on the trade war with China as the biggest threat to AAPL stock. However, a regulatory crackdown on Apple's non-competitive pricing practices would be much more bearish.

7 Reasons Americans Should Embrace Socialism

HBO’s Bill Maher thinks socialism ought to be rebranded as “capitalism plus.” Here are seven reasons Americans ought to embrace socialism.  

Investors Have More Pressing Concerns Than Robert Mueller’s Report

Investors will be feeling the impact of the Mueller report for some time given the country's partisan divide. Still, some sector stocks should see improvement.

Oil Prices Are Running up for the Last Big Oil Boom

These are happy days for the oil majors, but supplies of renewable energy keep growing, and oil doesn't seem to be as rare as it once did

IRS Tax Refund 2019: So, Where’s My Tax Refund?

This year could be dicey for tax refunds. Keep in mind that the government shutdown could slow things down, as well as the complexities of the new tax law. So here are some things you can do.

If You Think Facebook Stock Is Immune to Regulation, Think Again

Just when it looked like FB stock might overcome its 2018 meltdown, Facebook faces another pitfall.

H1B News: Trump Tweet Promises Changes for Visa Holders

President Donald Trump has some H1B news, made in a Tweet from his personal account, for those holding these visas in the U.S.

Election Day Deals 2018: Shake Shack Free Fries, Potbelly Free Cookie

November 6 is finally upon us and that means there are Election Day deals to keep an eye out for, including free cookies!

Election Day 2018: 12 Things for Voters to Know

Election Day 2018 is here and that means it's going to be a busy day for those living in America, but InvestorPlace is here to help.

ACLU Pushes Facebook a Little Further Down the Road Toward Regulation

An ACLU complaint is not a reason to dump your Facebook stock just yet, but it's another thing investors have note as what's becoming a cumulative problem.

Why Trump’s Attack on Google Search Results Is Misguided

Google search results about Donald Trump aren't biased. They're just a reflection of everything being written about the President... most of which is less than flattering.

NAFTA News: 14 Things to Know About the Preliminary US-Mexico Trade Deal

A preliminary version of a new US-Mexico trade deal that will be replacing NAFTA is complete and now needs approval from Congress.

3D-Printed Guns News: Thousands Download Online Blueprints

There's a lot of 3D-printed guns news going about today as blueprints show up online, President Trump weighs in on the matter and states file a lawsuit against the Trump Administration.

Trump Blasts Twitter: Accuses TWTR of ‘Shadow Banning’

President Donald Trump is calling out Twitter (TWTR) for allegedly 'shadow banning' several prominent Republicans on the website.

The Trump Revitalization Plan Hits a Bump in the Road

Donald Trump is critical of Jerome Powell’s stance on interest rates because he knows it will put an end to the Trump economy. Investors ought to be scared.