New Hire Roundup: Piccone to Lead SEC Exam Program in Denver
In other personnel moves, WBI promoted Matt Woehnker, and David Brierwood joins the Preqin board.
New Hire Roundup: Women in ETFs Announces Board Members, Leaders
Also in new hires, FNEX has named Neal Wolkoff to its newly formed board of advisors.
Fidelity’s 8-Month-Old ETFs Exceed $1 Billion in Assets
Advisors can trade the 10 passively managed sector ETFs commission-free.
Biggest Retirement Income Gap Seen for Oldest Pre-Retirees
If older pre-retirees want to keep up their current standard of living, they have more work to do than younger pre-retirees do on saving.
Texas Billionaire’s Odd Way of Saving Heirs Some Tax Dollars
It's not actually a good idea to lose $2.8 billion to save $1.1 billion in taxes.
Fund Firms Lag in Social Security Support to Advisors
Only BlackRock is recognized as a Social Security resource by a majority of advisors; the Social Security Administration is the top source of information overall.
U.S. ETFs Added $73.5 Billion in First Half of 2014
ETF.com reports the 10 ETFs with the biggest inflows — and the 10 with the biggest outflows.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Adds 2 Judges, 3 Attorneys
Also in new hires, Nuance Investments welcomed Chad Baumler as portfolio manager.
SEC Wants to Give Everyone a Chance to Be a Bond Trader
What's the more important job for the SEC: optimizing market efficiency and stability or protecting retail investors?
Merrill Taps Veteran Exec for Affluent Operations
Mike Bitterly returns to the Thundering Herd after work with BlackRock.