Steady as She Goes for REITs in 2017
Fitch Ratings anticipates good property fundamentals and consistent leverage profiles to work in REITs’ favor during the coming year.
Wells Fargo to Pay $1M FINRA Fine Over Client Reports
Some 5 million-plus documents were not reviewed adequately, FINRA says, especially regarding client holdings outside of the bank.
Trump’s Election Muddles Housing Outlook: Fannie Mae
Sentiment on both buying and selling decreased, but Fannie Mae cautioned against drawing hard short-term conclusions.
Advisors' Low-Tech Cybersecurity Action Plan
The great paradox of cybercrime is that financial firms’ biggest vulnerability isn’t their technology, it’s the people who use it.
Kellyanne Conway Lets Advisors In on Secret of Trump Win
Conway, Trump's campaign manager, discussed telltale signs in the polls signaling a Trump victory that the campaign didn’t discuss publicly.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Likely Delayed, Not Derailed
At MarketCounsel Summit, industry officials urge advisors and BDs to continue their compliance efforts.
Moody’s Turns Negative on Outlook for Global Asset Managers
Business conditions for asset managers are at an "all-time low," says Moody’s Managing Director Marc Pinto.
Supreme Court Clears Up Rules for Insider-Trading Prosecutions
Unanimous court upheld appeals court decision, saying it does not matter whether tipper benefits or not.
SHE’s No. 2: One of 2016’s Top ETF Debuts Based on Gender Diversity
Smart beta fueled nine of 10 top debuts, except for State Street’s SPDR Gender Diversity ETF. Its ticker symbol? SHE.
FINRA Says UBS Must Pay $18.6M to Puerto Rican Couple Over Closed-End Funds
The claimants’ attorney says there’s more than a thousand pending claims regarding Puerto Rico closed-end mutual funds sold by UBS.