SEC's Sketchy Insider Trading Definition Sparks Enforcement Actions
Fund advisors should re-examine policies to prevent insider trading given the shifting contours of insider trading law and the SEC’s aggressive enforcement.
Kansas Ends Bad Economic News by Not Reporting It
The Kansas governor canceled a report meant to measure the economic growth results of his likely failed tax cutting strategy.
Mergers Raise Prices, Not Efficiency
The data show that while mergers may work out well for shareholders, they don't help the economy grow.
Market Timing Works, but It Mucks Things Up
The questions on timing: 1) Can it really work for asset managers? 2) Should investors buy into it? 3) How does it affect the market?
Financial Services Explained, Pt. 1: The Cost of Everything
In the first of a series, we look at how advisors young and old can benefit from understanding how the industry works for your clients.
Misbehaving Consumer Agency Gets Sent to Time Out
In one of the first big tests of its power, CFPB didn’t fail but did get a big red “Needs Improvement” from a Federal court.
So Many Hedge Funds, So Little Alpha
The good news? Alpha can be produced on a consistent basis by some exceptional people. The bad news? They won’t manage any of your money.
Bullish News From Wall Street’s Bearish Seers
There are a few facts that might undercut analysts’ collective fears and allow us to climb the wall of worry for stocks.
What September’s Market Resilience Says About Stocks: Searching for Alpha for October 2016
If the worst-case scenario didn’t come to fruition in the markets last month, it probably won’t in Q4.
The Rise of the Machines in Investment Management
Technology advances pose a threat to traditional investment managers, but successful firms will combine human judgment and creativity with computers’ analytical power.