16 Best Fund Managers of 2016: Morningstar
The list includes big firms (like Vanguard) and some smaller names (such as Parnassus) in four categories.
SEC's Top 6 Exam Priorities for 2017
The exam unit has outlined areas where it sees risk to investors.
Mercer Adds New York RIA; 2 Groups Rejoin SII Investments: Recruiting Roundup
The RIA in the Big Apple has $100 million in assets, while the California and New Jersey advisor groups have a total of $220 million.
Can Brokers and Agents Act in Their Clients’ Best Interests?
A reader accuses me of unfairly comparing the dings of broker-dealer firms to those of RIA firms. I reply in my modest way.
The Best & Worst Performing Airlines in the World
FlightStats’ yearly list rating international airlines for on-time performance.
RIAs See Bright Future in 2017: TD Ameritrade
The election of Donald Trump and a strong finish in 2016 are contributing to advisors’ bullishness about this year.
Rising Student Debt Among Seniors Threatens to Wreck Their Retirement
The CFPB reports that nearly 40% of borrowers 65 and older, a fast-growing segment of student-loan debtors, are in default.
Former Investors Cap CEO Resurfaces After a Costly Lesson
The former head of Investors Capital is relaunching his career after apparently losing money in the sale of his company to RCS Capital.
Raymond James Grabs $170M Morgan Stanley Rep: Recruiting Roundup
Meanwhile, an RIA strikes out on his own; State Street and Eaton Vance share executive news.
Selling Fiduciary: A Prototype for Independent RIAs
Dan Moisand's firm can teach the industry how to take the fiduciary standard to the next level.