SEC Preps Mutual Fund Rules
WASHINGTON-The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing new rules to boost oversight of mutual funds, hedge funds and other firms as part of an effort to gain insight into whether the $50 trillion asset-management industry poses risks to the financial system, according to people familiar with the discussions.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: August
Corporate graphic design gone wrong, a petite Putin and more highlights from the Twittersphere.
Body Language Dos and Don'ts for Winning Clients
Your words may say one thing, but what are you nonverbally communicating to prospective clients?
How One Advisor Lures Millennials to His Staff (and Keeps Them)
Managing Director Jim Meehan of 1847Financial has built an army of loyal millennial advisors, and his firm has reaped the benefits.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: July
Fed chief Janet Yellen makes a questionable fashion choice, CFA candidates get wasted, and more recent highlights from the Twittersphere.
Advisors, Watch Your Tone With Clients
Sometimes it isn't what you say to the client. It's how you say it. If an adviser comes across as impatient or condescending, for example, the message won't be heard. "If you don't strike the right tone, your advice won't be followed, no matter how good it is," says Karol...
The Rube Goldberg Machine
Where did this sudden spate of volatility come from? Journalists are pointing to Argentina and traders are citing various negative divergences, but I don't believe that either of those explanations are legitimate, at least not in terms of the origin.
Best Finance Tweets of the Month: June
Bill Gross wears sunglasses at Morningstar, the Twitterati play hooky to watch the World Cup and more.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: May
Steve Ballmer's unprecedented Clippers buy, the return of "Pikettymania" and more May happenings in the Twittersphere.
10 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: April
Stephen Colbert snarks on "Lean In" book, Kevin Roose finds regulators tougher than the SEC, and two charts show what market cycles really look like.