What Elizabeth Warren Fails to Understand About Finance
Law professor Todd Zywicki says the primary victims of well-intentioned but paternalistic bureaucrats are the very people they are meant to protect, especially lower-income Americans.
Obama Econ Aides Descry Mystery in Workforce Participation Drop
White House advisors point to aging population, cyclical factors and a mysterious third factor, perhaps emanating from the Great Recession, for suppressing employment.
Which Annuity Is Optimal? SPIAs vs. DIAs
A study of fixed income annuities across 6,000 scenarios ranked one type higher, but the other could soon snatch the annuity crown.
Don’t Believe Headlines About Rising U.S. Rates: Merk
Axel Merk warns that a focus on real rather than nominal rates shows the dollar should be headed down and gold up.
Bear Market Survival: A Crash Course From Eric Nelson
Servo Wealth Management advisor Eric Nelson culls practical portfolio conclusions from the past century of stock market reversals.
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.