Active Investors See Opportunity in Current Volatility: Fidelity Poll
The latest Fidelity Traders Summit poll gauges the favorite sectors of frequent traders and what they think the future holds for the S&P.
Fiduciary Rule to Snag BDs on IRA Rollovers
The DOL is likely to hold broker-dealers who chase IRA rollovers to the same fiduciary standards retirement advisors must meet, ERISA attorney Fred Reish says.
Fed's Dudley: Bad Bank Behavior Might Mean Breaking Up Big Banks
Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley said the government will have to consider breaking up large financial institutions if Wall Street doesn't stop excessive risk-taking and breaking the law.
Falling Energy Prices: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
The recent correction in the price of crude oil should have an immediate positive impact on the US consumer as well as on a number of business sectors. However there also may be a significant downside.
Perez: DOL Continues Fiduciary Redraft Outreach
DOL wants to “understand with granularity” stakeholders’ problems and concerns regarding the revised rule, the Labor secretary says.
10 U.S. Companies With Lowest International Tax Rates
WalletHub recently released an analysis of taxes paid by the 100 largest firms and found S&P 100 companies pay about 22% less abroad.
Arnott: ‘100 Minus Your Age’ Asset Allocation Rule All Wrong!
Research Affiliates argues that industry and academia both deny reality in pushing young workers into stocks, particularly through target-date funds.
Third of Clients Say They Didn’t Get Adequate Financial Planning Services
New research from the Financial Planning Coalition shows a lack of appropriate regulatory standards for those who say they are “financial planners.”
Former AXA Execs Launch Firm to Help Teachers, Nonprofits
The new group, ABMM Financial, aims to attract public-sector clients and their assets to 403(b) plans, which the founders say are underutilized.
Morgan Stanley Recruits 5 Advisors; Merrill Adds Team
The wirehouses each add registered reps from rival firms with more than $500 million in client assets.