Smart Beta: Which Strategy Works Best Over Time?
At the Inside ETFs conference, a panel of experts and a new report from Schwab try to tackle the issue.
Markets Aren't Kind to Alternative Facts
Mr. Market seems to delight in taking money away from those who deploy capital based on faulty convictions.
5 Trends in Commercial Real Estate for 2017: Pt. 1
What are potential impacts of a Trump presidency on commercial real estate this year? Here are the key trends to monitor while investing.
White House Reporter Talks Trump, Tweeting and Trust
At FSI OneVoice, former ABC News reporter Ann Compton gives advisors a taste of the challenges and lessons of presidential power.
The Myth of Beating the Market
What can you offer clients that’s distinctive and more likely to help you “win” over the market than picking outperforming stocks?
Are ETFs Breeding Systemic Risks?
The success of ETFs faces a backlash from critics who claim they create systemic risks for investors, but is that the case?
Sustainable and Impact Investing in U.S. Surges by 33%: Report
Investors are demanding more consideration of environmental, social and governance factors, US SIF reports.
When Trump Tweets, Investors Listen
What does a tweeting president mean for advisors and their investor clients?
Ahead of Inauguration, Investors Not ‘Fully Bullish’: Merrill
Fund managers said they were positioned for stronger growth and inflation, but cash levels rose above the 10-year average in December.
Bad Explanations for the Financial Crisis Won’t Die
A new group of economists recently challenged the prevailing theory; I respond by taking a page from Nicolaus Copernicus.