Misperception of Millennials Skews Financial Advisors’ Strategies: SIFMA Panel
A panel at SIFMA’s private wealth conference discusses what’s on younger investors’ minds, and it’s not what many thought.
Best Full-Service Investment Firms Ranked by Investors: J.D. Power — 2014
Overall satisfaction rose, but the four wirehouses rank below the industry average.
Bill Gross’ Wild Ride: PIMCO Total Return Fund Bottom of Bloomberg Ranking
The PIMCO Total Return Fund notched the worst risk-adjusted returns among 16 similar funds ranked by Bloomberg.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men: Merrill
Women tend to accumulate less than men in retirement savings despite the fact that they now enjoy more financial power than ever, says Merrill Lynch.
Top Cybersecurity Threats for BDs, Advisors
At SEC’s cybersecurity roundtable, officials discussed the biggest risks to BDs and advisors and urged the SEC not to prescribe “rigid” rules.
Banker Deaths Worry Industry as Coroners Probe
London coroners are preparing to investigate two apparent suicides as unexpected deaths around the world have raised concerns about mental health in the finance industry.
Raymond James Helps $1.1M Merrill Team Go Indie
Baird adds a branch manager from RBC, and the Retirement Benefits Group welcomes an ex-LPL Financial advisor.
Data Points to Strong Wage Boost, Support for Fed Policy: Merrill
Growth in employment and compensation could influence the Federal Reserve’s next move, according to a Merrill Lynch report.
Junk Bonds at $2 Trillion as Gundlach Pulls Back
“They’ve squeezed all the toothpaste out of the tube,” DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach says.
Ukrainian Crisis Spooks Global Asset Allocators
Tension in Ukraine and the prospect of widespread geopolitical instability have moved global investors toward a “risk-off” stance, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch found.