Obama Econ Aides Descry Mystery in Workforce Participation Drop
White House advisors point to aging population, cyclical factors and a mysterious third factor, perhaps emanating from the Great Recession, for suppressing employment.
10 Best Ways to Compete Against Robo-Advisors
If you, for one, don't welcome your new robo-overlords, here are 10 ways to help your advisory firm rise above them.
FINRA Charges Wedbush With Market Access Violations
Wedbush's lax supervision enabled customers to flood U.S. exchanges with thousands of potentially manipulative wash trades, FINRA says.
Don’t Believe Headlines About Rising U.S. Rates: Merk
Axel Merk warns that a focus on real rather than nominal rates shows the dollar should be headed down and gold up.
Bear Market Survival: A Crash Course From Eric Nelson
Servo Wealth Management advisor Eric Nelson culls practical portfolio conclusions from the past century of stock market reversals.
Global Venture Capital Investors Enthusiastic About U.S.
Global investor confidence in the U.S. has increased significantly thanks to favorable markets and abundant opportunities, according to a survey.
Don’t Fear the Robos, Advisors Can’t Be ‘Bot-Sourced’
LPL’s chief investment officer rebuts an Oxford University estimate that advisors have a 58% probability of being replaced by computers.
Investors Stash Cash, Fearing Geopolitical Risk, Rate Hike
Cash accounts for an average of 5.1% of global portfolios, up from 4.5% in July, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey.
Who’s Afraid of the Stock Market? Not JPMorgan’s Kelly
JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist David Kelly debunks market "misperceptions" and calls on all cash hoarders to "get invested in something."
Does Treasury See Market Crisis Ahead?
Minutes of an obscure Treasury committee discuss plans to raise cash in the short term, but also note a severe cash crunch in two years.