Morningstar’s ‘Unloved’ Mutual Funds Flirt With Contrarians
Investing in the previous year's “unloved" funds is a “surprisingly resilient” strategy, says Morningstar’s Russell Kinnel.
Will Student Debt Crush Recent Grads’ Retirement?
“Student loans definitely have a meaningful adverse effect on retirement security,” a Center for Retirement Research report finds.
CBOE Forms Partnership With Options- and Tech-Centric Vest Financial
With new majority equity stake in Vest, CBOE will provide advisors’ clients with portfolio protection with easy-to-use, cost-transparent strategies.
The Rich Are Already Using Robo-Advisors, and That Scares Banks
Lenders are racing to release their own automated investing technologies this year.
SEC to Release Third-Party Advisor Exam Rule in Spring: TDAI’s Schweiss
Writing a fiduciary rule that still allows proprietary product sales is an "impossible task" for the SEC, says TDAI's Skip Schweiss.
SEC Enforcement: Wells Fargo to Pay $1.2B on Mortgage Fraud
In another action, a Miami brokerage will pay $1 million to settle anti-money laundering charges.
Senator Enters Race to Kill DOL Fiduciary Rule
Sen. Roy Blunt's bill is companion legislation to Rep. Ann Wagner's bill, the Retail Investor Protection Act, which passed the House in October.
Fiduciary Rule Can Create Opportunity for Retirement Advisors
It’s an “exciting time to be an ERISA attorney,” Pam O’Rourke told attendees at the TD Ameritrade National LINC conference.
What ETF Investors Got Wrong About Markets in January
ETF fund flows for the month of January appear to be almost as confusing as the markets themselves.
Edelman: What’s Top of Mind for Advisors? Technology, Recruiting Women
Female clients are not a "legitimate segment" to pursue, Ric Edelman said on a panel, but "women as advisors have been ignored" and "tend to be the best" advisors.