7 All-Star Tax Experts: 7 Crisis-Tested Strategies
Strategies that were in place long in advance of the election, the fiscal cliff and the sequester are ticking along despite market booms and busts and worries over what might happen tomorrow.
Southern Charm in the Small-Cap Space
Don’t let the easygoing, good ol’ boy charm fool you. Raise the topic of investment management, particularly in small caps, and Mark Travis' “aw-shucks” attitude quickly fades.
Top 30 401(k) Plans of 2012
Brightscope, which provides retirement plan ratings and investment research, released its fourth annual Top 30 401(k) plans with more than $1 billion in assets.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: BP to Pay Third Largest Penalty in SEC History
As part of the $4.5 billion settlement with the U.S., BP admitted to misleading investors about the rate of the oil flow in the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
BP to Pay $4.5 Billion in Gulf Spill; SEC Levies Huge Penalty
British oil company BP agreed Thursday to pay $4.5 billion to the U.S. in fines and other charges, including $525 million to the SEC–the third largest penalty ever assessed by the SEC–over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
U.K. Lawmakers Call for Arctic Drilling Moratorium
A body of British lawmakers says there is inadequate cleanup infrastructure in place in case of a spill.
Bernanke to Cast His Vote on U.S. Economy at Jackson Hole
Bernanke’s speech will be analyzed more closely than usual because it follows Mitt Romney’s Thursday night acceptance speech as the Republican candidate for the presidency.
Too Much of a Good Thing?
In mid-July, John Ryan of Ryan Insurance Strategy Consultants in Greenwood Village, Colo., advised clients that extensive changes were coming for Genworth’s long-term care insurance product line and for its underwriting.
Top 9 Most Disliked U.S. Companies: 2012
AdvisorOne focuses on the bottom nine in a Harris poll ranking consumers’ opinion of the reputation of America’s 60 most visible companies.