Painful Life Lessons From Journalist Who Nearly Died in Iraq
LPL conference capped off by hard lessons about life from Bob Woodruff of ABC News, who was severely injured by a roadside bomb in 2006.
Don’t Fear the Robos, Advisors Can’t Be ‘Bot-Sourced’
LPL’s chief investment officer rebuts an Oxford University estimate that advisors have a 58% probability of being replaced by computers.
Don’t Let Government Trample Your Retirement Business: Pawlenty
Think Obamacare is bad? Federal intervention in retirement saving would be an “existential” threat to advisors, ex-governor Tim Pawlenty warns.
Who’s Afraid of the Stock Market? Not JPMorgan’s Kelly
JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly debunks market "misperceptions" and calls on all cash hoarders to "get invested in something."
How Advisors Can Go From ‘Good to Great’: Jim Collins
Bestselling author Jim Collins shares the secrets of greatness at LPL’s annual advisor conference.
Investors: Beware of the Quants
Research Affiliates argues that very few investment strategies have proven their worth over time and across markets.
Does Treasury See Market Crisis Ahead?
Minutes of an obscure Treasury committee discuss plans to raise cash in the short term, but also note a severe cash crunch in two years.
Want Clients to Trust You? You’ve Got 0.05 Seconds
A new study shows trust decisions can be automatically triggered by the slightest glance. What's an advisor to do?
Anyone Can Invest Like Buffett, Icahn With New ETF
Want a tip from Warren Buffett? New app provides instant notification of his SEC filings, and the accompanying ETF blends the 10 best performing billionaires.
PIMCO’s Gross Fights for the 1% (of ‘Excess Return’) in a 4%-5% World
Bill Gross says we’ve entered a new epoch of low returns driven by income rather than capital gains, making skilled management all the more critical.