IRS’ 12 Tax Scams to Avoid in 2015: The Dirty Dozen
From lower-income taxpayers to the ultra-high net worth, anyone can fall victim to a tax scam — or perpetrate one.
71% of Investors Seek Sustainability: Morgan Stanley
Sustainable business practices and investment options are becoming increasingly important to investors, according to a survey by Morgan Stanley.
Tough Market for Hiring Investment Execs in 2015
In a seller’s market for talent, employers must be more aggressive and creative — and open their wallets, says the executive search firm Kathy Freeman Co.
Activist Hedge Funds on a Roll, Returning 50% in 2012–'14
U.S. hedge fund managers such as Daniel Loeb, Barry Rosenstein and William Ackman have become boldface names in the hedge fund sector in recent years.
The Real Reason Pensions Rely on Consultants and Past Performance
Neither picking fund managers with good track records nor taking the advice of investment consultants leads to better performance. So why do pensions do it?
Luxury Home Prices Slow Significantly in Q4: Redfin
But some "breakaway" cities like Miami Beach are drawing foreign buyers who are pushing up prices, the online real estate brokerage says.
CTAs Star in Bleak January for Hedge Fund Performance
Hedge funds eked out a positive return in January, with CTAs on top, according to alternatives data provider Preqin.
Top 10 Most Generous U.S. Donors: 2015
Tech world philanthropists star on The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s yearly list, representing nearly half the total amount donated.
8 Ways Financial Planners Can Beat Their Competitors
The advisory industry is in a period of technological and demographic transition. Here are eight ways to come out ahead, according to SEI.
Private Equity, Venture Capital Firms See Intense Competition in 2015
But they also see increasing investor interest, especially outside traditional markets, a Preqin survey finds.