Advocacy & Resources

SIFMA Views on Tax Reform

This paper summarizes SIFMA’s current views on selected tax policy issues in the context of tax reform and is in response to the request for stakeholder comments on tax reform that was issued on June 16, 2017 by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT).   Related: Corporate Dividend and Capital Gains…

US Economic Outlook Mid-Year 2017

SIFMA's Economic Advisory Roundtable forecasted that the U.S. economy will grow 2.1 percent in 2017, strengthening to 2.3 percent in 2018. The current outlook for 2017 is slightly weaker than the Roundtable's end-year 2016 prediction. Monetary Policy: All but one respondent expect the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) to raise…

Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. View SIFMA’s policy on unscheduled changes in trading hours.