DOL Finalizes State-Run Retirement Plan Rules
Labor wants to see more states, even cities, launch auto-enroll plans, especially for small businesses without retirement plans for workers.
Citigroup: A Trump Victory in November Could Cause a Global Recession
Economic growth could suffer, says Chief Economist Willem Buiter, and markets could face a short-term "shock."
Recruiting Roundup: Dynasty Nabs Wirehouse Exec to Head Investments
In other news, Wells Fargo recruits an advisor from a rival firm, but loses one to boutique group.
Can Markets Predict Presidential Elections?
Low volatility this summer may be an indication the stock markets are beginning to price in a Clinton win, according to LPL CIO Burt White.
LPL to Host Its First Stand-Alone Women’s Conference
The event, to be held in November, will cover themes like work-life balance and the post-election political landscape.
Saving for College at an All-Time High: Fidelity
The number of American families saving for their children’s higher education has increased 24% in the last 10 years, Fidelity found.
DOL Fiduciary Rule Heads to Court, and Here’s What to Expect
Here’s a snapshot of the action unfolding Thursday, when a judge takes up NAFA’s request for a preliminary injunction against the rule.
Time for Fed to Normalize Rates: LPL's White
The chief investment officer of the IBD says that low interest rates are doing more economic harm than good.
SEC Smacks 71 Municipal Issuers for Muni Bond Violations
The issuers sold muni bonds using offering documents that contained materially false statements or omissions about their compliance with continuing disclosure obligations.
Could Student Debt Swing the Presidential Election?
College students and their parents consider debt a bigger election issue than hot-button topics like unemployment and immigration, a poll finds, and they vote in large numbers.