One of the many reforms Republicans are pushing to ease regulations on business is a rule that would limit who can make proposals during a company’s annual meeting. CEOs say the change will focus more attention on increasing the long-term value of publicly traded companies, but some worry it could end what’s often called “socially responsible investing.”
Is the stock market overvalued at current levels? A lot of analysts think so. On the other hand, there are analysts who think the market has room to move higher. For both sides, a lot depends on what's going on in Washington, D.C.