Morgan’s Mandatory Arb Program ‘Stinks to High Holy Hell,’ Lawyer Says
The company’s controversial CARE program, which keeps employee disputes out of court, has created a big headache for FINRA.
Bill Priest, Active Investing Guru, Ready to Pounce on Passive’s Mistakes
The Epoch Investment CEO explains why he thinks it’s “fantastic” that investors have poured money into passively managed funds.
Moeller on Medicare: Advisors, Beware of Land Mines on Timing, Coverage
Philip Moeller, who has covered Medicare for decades, says the program is monstrously complicated.
Psychologist Offers Advice for Clinton, Trump to Improve Debate Performance
Before Wednesday’s debate, Dr. Alden Cass, a clinical psychologist who assists financial advisors, addresses the candidates’ behavioral weaknesses.
Sizing Up Where Clinton & Trump Invest Their Money
Looking at the candidates’ personal portfolios based on financial disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Jeremy Siegel on Biggest Threats to Market, Impact of Election
The “Wizard of Wharton” discusses what a Trump or Clinton victory means and how 2016 earnings will set the table for 2017.
How Advisors Can Use ‘Pre-Suasion’ Tactics to Gain Client Trust
Psychologist Robert Cialdini explains how to positively push people to your way of thinking before you even deliver the strength of your message.
Raymond James’ Saut: Trump, Clinton Wretched; Markets Rosy
Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James’ chief investment strategist, says Trump “scares me to death” while Clinton “is a liar.”
Envestnet’s Bergman: Robo-Advisors, Automation Critical for RIAs’ Success
Bergman makes the case that a robo-advisor plus a human advisor equals better client outcomes.
Milevsky on DOL Fiduciary Rule: Big Flaws; Annuities Will Suffer
The fiduciary standard rule’s overriding emphasis on fees is deeply flawed, says the academic. His short-term prognosis for the annuity industry? Poor.