What You Can and Can’t Do About the Coming Market Crash
Toqueville Asset Management’s Francois Sicart reviews three disaster theories and offers an investment strategy for our times.
Small-Cap Woes: It’s All About Rates (Not the Death Cross)
But does the weakness in small-cap indexes present a short-term trading opportunity?
12 Worst Financial Advisors in America: 2014
Stealing huge sums from clients and bilking military veterans and disaster victims are just some of these advisors' egregious actions.
Top 10 Social Security Myths: Part 1
Don’t let your clients sacrifice their benefits on the altar of misinformation. In part one of a series, we debunk five big Social Security myths.
Hussman: U.S. Now a ‘Ponzi Economy’
Portfolio manager John Hussman warns the U.S. has become a "Ponzi economy," buckling at its productive core even while maintaining a deceptive appearance of prosperity.
FINRA’s Big-Brokerage Loyalty Revealed in New Bonus Plan: Lawyer
The proposal, which curtails mandatory disclosures, should "leave no doubt" where FINRA’s loyalties lie, lawyer Patrick Burns says; recruiter Jon Henschen argues disclosure is pointless.
Social Security Focus: Funding, Benefits and Remarriage
Here are a triumvirate of stories on Social Security: One on what threatens its financing, one that compares its benefits to other retirement plans and one that looks at what could limit its benefits.
3 Tips to Avoid Social Media Compliance Problems
No matter what social media platform advisors use, here are some important tips for staying compliant.
JPMorgan’s Kelly: U.S. Economic Recovery ‘Like an Irish Summer’
Recovery has been “damp and disappointing,” David Kelly says, but decline in unemployment is encouraging. If only the housing market would recover…
Gene Fama: When’s the Right Time for Active Investing? Never
The Nobel laureate remains a true believer in efficient markets and passive investing and blasts behavioral economists who "dredge for anomalies."