More Asian-Americans Likely to Become Advisors
The challenges and benefits of providing financial advice will lead to more Asians becoming advisors, says planner George Dang.
Cigars, Etc.: Cuban Development on Cuban Terms
Although it is going to take some more time before the U.S. trade and investment embargo is fully lifted, Cuba presents an incredible investment opportunity.
Dirty Drugs: The Next Frontier in Health Care
Scientists are looking for new and better antibiotics from bacteria found in dirt.
How to Protect Clients’ Retirement From Recency Bias
The human brain is naturally wired to want to invest more in top performing assets and to pull out of assets that have performed badly. This recency bias, as it's termed in behavioral finance, is always more pronounced at the beginning of a new year.
Are Investors Biased Against ‘Foreign Sounding’ Money Managers?
Study shows funds managed by people with more familiar, American-sounding names bring in about $133,000 more in fees annually.
4 Signs Gold Prices Will Rise in Long Term
While gold glitters in tough times, it has been in a slump lately, but these long-term trends point to higher prices, some investors say.
Brazil’s Petrobras: A Buying Opportunity?
The disappointing choice of Banco do Brasil chief Bendine to head oil company Petrobras has darkened sentiment on Petrobras, Brazil and the Brazilian markets.
The Maxwell Approach: Find Value Stocks Benefiting From Global Macroeconomics
John Maxwell of the Ivy International Core Equity Fund matches attractively valued stocks from across the world which will flourish from long-term macroeconomic trends.
Emerging Markets Debt a Good Bet, Investors Say
Investors have been keen on emerging market debt because of the higher yields it’s been offering.
Industry, Media Fail to Promote Minority Advisors' Success, Ex-Advisor Charges
The profession hasn’t done a good enough job of profiling successful African-American advisors and showcasing their success, says former NFL player turned advisor Lee Jenkins.