Announcing the 2014 Investment Advisor Broker-Dealers of the Year
In 24th annual voting by their own independent BD reps, Prospera Financial, Questar Capital, The Investment Center and Cambridge Investment Research lead the pack.
Self-Reporting Tool for Nonprofits Draws Howls From Watchdogs
Who’s better at telling donors about a nonprofit’s fundraising performance, the charity itself or a “watchdog” group?
The 2014 BDOTY; Collaborative Divorce; A Solution for the Human Capital Crisis: IA September Features—Slideshow
In the September issue of Investment Advisor, we present the 24th annual Broker-Dealers of the Year.
Despite Saving More, Workers Still Face Retirement Shortfalls
Although participation and contribution rates are fairly high in 401(k) plans, Natixis finds many participants, especially baby boomers, are on track to fall short.
4 Tips for Savvy Real Estate Investors
Property markets are highly sensitive but can be lucrative. Real estate portfolio manager Burl East discusses how to strategically navigate them.
Top Portfolio Products: New ETFs With Dividend, Income Themes
Highland Capital Management launches nontraded product line; more.
Rob Arnott Blasts ‘Smart Beta’ Imitators
Research Affiliates founder Rob Arnott jumps into the fray on the true meaning of smart beta, a term he views as "overused" and "ill-defined."
Metals Madness: Palladium Prices Soar as Gold Meanders
Analysts explain the factors driving the divergent performance of these commodities and their associated ETFs.
‘Internet of Things’ Beckons New VC Firm
Moonscape Ventures plans to support innovative technology that interconnects devices, brings the Internet to normal objects and automates everyday tasks.
SEC User Fees the Answer to Exam Budget Crunch: Investor Advocate
SEC investor advocate Rick Fleming called on Congress to pass a user fees bill, saying investors faced “substantial risk” from unexamined advisors.