How Are Rollovers Treated Under the DOL Fiduciary Rule?
IRA rollover advice is often rendered in the context of cross-selling, and cross-selling practices by their nature create potential conflicts of interest.
Index Funds Outperforming, and Outlasting, Active Funds: Morningstar
Morningstar concludes that mutual fund and ETF fees are the "only reliable predictors" of fund investing success.
Should Precious Metals Be a Core Holding in Investors’ Portfolios?
ETF Securities discusses the potential benefits of a precious metals allocation, which include diversification and downside risk protection.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q2 Earnings, 2016
Like in Q1, profits for financial firms generally moved in the same direction, with one exception.
Some Foundations, Endowments Re-evaluating Hedge Fund Use
While most foundations and endowments are sticking with hedge funds, a sizable number are turning away or cutting back, according to an NEPC poll.
Treasuries Gain as Minutes Show Fed Officials Split on Rate Hike
Financial markets had been expecting a more hawkish outlook for rates, but instead the minutes showed a multitude of opinions on when to hike.
‘Equity’ Movie: Backstabbing, Sexism and Ruthlessness on Wall St.
"Equity" producer and co-star Sarah Megan Thomas talks to ThinkAdvisor about telling the story of women and "the gray lines of power on Wall Street."
Billionaire Investor Steven Cohen Blocked From Managing Commodities Hedge Funds
CFTC, following on heels of securities regulators, restricts Cohen's management until 2018.
Fund Managers Reduce Cash Positions, Boost Equities: BofA Merrill Survey
The August BofA Merrill Lynch fund manager survey shows more optimism about the global economy and equities, especially U.S. and emerging market stocks.
AIG Reaches Deal to Sell Mortgage Insurance Unit
United Guaranty’s sale to Arch Capital Group will create the world’s largest private mortgage insurer while advancing AIG’s goal of returning $25 billion to shareholders.