Trump Is Biggest Global Risk in 2017, Alt Investors Say
A poll at the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit found the Trump administration worried the industry more than cybersecurity, China or Brexit.
Trump’s Justice Department Says CFPB Should Not Be Independent
A federal court is preparing to take up the constitutionality of the consumer bureau, an agency that Republicans and financial companies have long criticized.
How Trump Presidency Is Boosting Demand for Impact Investing, ESG Funds
Trump's executive orders and proposed budget cuts affecting environmental and social programs are increasing demand for impact and ESG investments.
First Ascent Finds Success in Move to Flat Fees
First Ascent CEO Scott MacKillop admits flat fee pricing may not be for everyone.
Federal Agencies Improving Cyber Defense: Report
The White House recently issued its annual cybersecurity progress report, finding that while progress has been made, a "significant amount of work remains.”
OCC Releases New Licensing Regulations for Fintech Bank Charters
Financial technology companies are now one step closer to having the means to apply for special purpose national bank charters.
Consumers Can Now Trade Gold on a Distributed Ledger
Symbiont, a distributed ledger provider, has partnered with Orebits Corp. to offer digitized shares of unrefined gold.
Tech Exec Gets 9 Years in Prison Over Fraudulent Stock Offering: Enforcement
In other enforcement news, an auditor was charged with insider trading on a client’s nonpublic information.
How to Add a Robo Platform and Up Your Advice Game
I think it is safe to say that advisors and the industry have pretty much done a 180-degree turn from when robos first hit the scene about 10 years ago.
T. Rowe Price Launches Robo Platform With Only Actively Managed Funds
T. Rowe Price ActivePlus Portfolios chooses the funds for investors and is available initially only for IRA accounts.