Mutual Funds Less Popular Among Youngest, Oldest Investors
Demographic data reveals wide divergence in mutual fund ownership levels by generation.
IRS Pushed to Crack Down on ‘Mega IRAs’
GAO report offers recommendations to IRS on reining in large retirement accounts with hard-to-value assets.
13 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q3 Earnings, 2014
The third quarter saw several firms get hit with problems, while others were able boost their financial results.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Ticket-Brokering Pump-and-Dump Scheme Halted
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith was censured and fined by FINRA on two separate issues.
American Realty Capital Sues RCS Over $700M Deal
The dispute sets up a battle between two companies that have the same chairman, Nicholas Schorsch.
Hennessy Funds’ Chief Sees Dow at 20,000, ‘Loves’ Japan
With the yield on the Dow at nearly 2.2%, Neil Hennessy says he’s “not going out on a limb” in forecasting a continuance of the bull market.
10 Best Investing Sites for Mobile Users: 2014
What’s better, a mobile app or a mobile-optimized website? While most prefer the former, improved mobile sites are beginning to blur that distinction.
Schwab’s Bettinger, Clark: RIAs Must Evolve; Robos in ‘Top of the First’
Welcoming attendees at biggest-ever Impact, Schwab CEO and RIA chief explain robo-advisor strategy and call on RIAs to embrace the challenge of “Generation Now.”
American Funds: Right Kind of Active Management Can Trounce ETFs
An American Funds study discussed at Schwab Impact reveals two key traits that identify the best actively managed funds.
3 Trades for QE’s End: Searching for Alpha for November 2014
The first trade to consider is a response to the eventual return of higher rates at the end of the yield curve.