On Economy, Wall Street Sulks as Main Street Exults
A new BofA Merrill report says go to cash while a broad-based sentiment survey shows small businesses feeling upbeat.
30 Worst Paying College Majors: 2015
Data collected by PayScale shows the university degrees with the least payback.
SEC’s Gallagher, Aguilar to Depart as Agency Crafts Fiduciary ‘Term Sheet’
Two commissioners are planning to exit as the agency drafts a term sheet on what a fiduciary rule should look like.
LPL Financial Expands HNW Push
The IBD rolls out consulting and other services after moving to restructure its Fortigent business.
Different Ways to Make Water Plays
Given today's environmental conditions, the natural resource offers investors varied opportunities.
Top Portfolio Products: UBS Adds REIT ETN; Global X Launches Beta ETFs
Also, Diamond Hill rolls out valuation-weighted exchange-traded fund, and Pomona Capital adds private-equity product.
Daniel Kahneman: Father of Behavioral Finance—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Behavioral finance has become widely accepted in financial planning circles as the industry recognizes that sometimes perfectly intelligent clients do very stupid things.
Five to Honor: Investing Pioneers—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
While advisors are intellectually curious about all manners of topics, it’s investing that really gets them going.
DOL Extends Fiduciary Comment Period by 15 Days
With the 15-day extension, “the initial comment period will be 90 days and the department anticipates the opportunity for public comments may be more than 140 days in total,” DOL says.
Edward Jones Among Best Employers for Military in 2015
Edward Jones has been recognized by CivilianJobs.com as a 2015 Most Valuable Employer for Military for its efforts to recruit and train military veterans as financial advisors.