Cybersecurity ‘Not Designed for the Human Psyche’
If it looks like cybersecurity experts are making things up as they go, that’s at least partly true, Theresa Payton said at TD Ameritrade’s conference.
Recruiting Roundup: RBC Adds $4M Team in New York
Meanwhile, Wells Fargo, Raymond James and LPL Financial announce their latest new advisors.
‘Disruptive’ Digital Innovation Driving M&A
Many firms are joining forces to enhance their technology in order to stay relevant, United Capital's Matt Brinker says as his firm makes two acquisitions.
Target Date Funds Post First Yearly Loss Since 2008: Report
The average TDF gained 3% in Q4, but it wasn't enough to offset a loss for 2015, according to Callan Associates.
SEC Said to Be Shifting Examiners to RIAs; Jarcho Named Deputy Director of SEC Exams
Industry officials expect the SEC to announce soon that it will shift more examiners to advisors from BDs.
Merk Asks: Could Gold Beat Stocks?
Porfolio manager Axel Merk suggests that investors look at history, especially periods of low interest rates.
Bill Gross on Low Rates: ‘How’s It Workin’ for Ya?’
“Global markets and individual economies are increasingly ‘addled’ and distorted” as central banks cut rates, sometimes to negative territory, Gross writes.
How RIAs Put Their Firms’ Value at Risk
Many firms simply don’t prioritize value, according to a Fidelity study.
UBS Improves Earnings, but Wealth Groups Falter
Advisors in the Americas have average assets of $145 million and average production of $1.06 million.
How to Kill DOL’s Fiduciary Rule: Andy Friedman
Courts don't like to give injunctions, but if opponents to the rule can get one, “the rule is dead,” the Washington Update analyst says.