For the Wealthy, It’s Hard to Find Good Help
Family offices are hiring household help for high-net-worth clients — but should they get involved?
Your Dirt-Cheap ETFs Threaten Asset Managers’ Record Profits
Their fee revenue is getting pinched by low-cost exchange-traded funds, and in the U.S. new fund flows are meager.
Driverless Cars Not an Answer to High Insurance Rates
Ah, the self-driving car—no more worries about finding a designated driver or falling asleep at the wheel.
Women: ‘The Largest Emerging Market in the World’
The conversation is shifting from "stark gender comparisons toward discussions that focus on how the investing world must adapt and embrace women," says Mellody Hobson.
Female FAs Tired of Playing Musical Chairs: Ann Hughes
Recruiting existing female advisors is simply a game of musical chairs. Ann Hughes, consultant-with-a-mission, says it's time for a new game.
SEC Chief White: Fiduciary Rulemaking Just Getting Started
Any such rule is “still a 'whether' question," SEC chairwoman says, pointing out she is only "one of five votes" on the commission.
Motif Investing Gets $40M From Chinese Internet Leader Renren
Joe Chen, Renren founder, and Carl Stern, a former Goldman Sachs and Boston Consulting executive, will both join Motif’s board of directors.
Republicans Get Tough With SEC Over User Fees
Industry trade groups remain steadfast in their bid to secure more backers of a bipartisan user-fees bill.
Schwab’s Advisor, Retail Chiefs Talk Wealth Management
Bernie Clark of Schwab Advisor Services and Terry Kallsen of Schwab retail speak of Generation Now, robos and referrals.
Money Rolls In for the Money Managers
We can point to at least three trends that are helping to push assets under management and revenue to records, Barry Ritholtz says.