Research Magazine November 2010

Editor's Note

Investment Spotlight

Features

  • Vetting Advisors

    Saul Nirenberg Founder, Saul Nirenberg & Co. (www.portfoliostrategy.com); New York Advice on 401(k) Business: "First, put together the best investment options.... Second, make sure [your] fees are...

  • The Birth of Hedge Funds

    Alfred Winslow Jones was a financial journalist before he became a wildly successful investor who would be known as the father of the hedge fund...

  • Taxes: Up, Up and Away

    The fierce Congressional floor debate over extending expiring Bush tax cuts except for the nation's top two percent of wage earners was postponed in September....

  • How to Get an A on the Exam

    In the last few issues of Research magazine, I have been "grading" different variable annuity products and focusing on the value of promises associated with...

Voices/Columnists

  • Managing Problem Clients

    Advisors are a unique breed! In addition to their core competencies, they also often need to be economists, communicators, educators, therapists and magicians in order...

  • Broken Jobs Machine

    In the early 1990s, when I was setting up the office of my consulting firm, we had a friend from Paris staying with us. He...

  • Getting Back to Fun

    Every financial advisor on the planet knows just how difficult the past few years have been. Tremendous amounts of wealth have vanished. Some of it...

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