House Panel Passes Cybersecurity Bills
The House Committee on Homeland Security passed three bipartisan cybersecurity-related bills late Monday.
In Financial Data, Small Is the New Big
While big data is here to stay, forward-thinking advisors are finding a wealth of relevant information right in front of them.
The Benefits of Total Return
The case for including dividend stocks in client portfolios remains strong. Many of the advantages were shared in a Fidelity Investments research report, “Equity Total Return: Lower Volatility in the Longer Term.”
Best & Worst U.S. Companies for 401(k) Benefits
Bloomberg ranked the 250 biggest companies in the U.S. on who offers the most generous 401(k) matches.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: More Charged in Football-Related Boiler Room Scheme
In other actions, the SEC charged the CEO of penny stock company CytoGenix, and his so-called business partner, with defrauding investors via false press releases.
Allianz Backs ‘Legend’ Bill Gross as PIMCO Total Return Lags
“We want Bill Gross to work as CIO for as long as he is willing and able,” says Allianz board member Jay Ralph.
Barney Frank to Testify on Dodd-Frank’s Impact 4 Years On
Former Rep. Barney Frank will testify Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee on his namesake Dodd-Frank Act’s impact.
Raymond James Recruits 3 Wirehouse Teams, $875M in Client Assets
Meanwhile, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch grab advisors from each other in the latest recruiting push.
SEC: House Insider Probe Involves Dozens of Funds, Firms
The SEC investigation of the House Ways and Means Committee involves some of the biggest advisors and hedge fund firms in the U.S.
Rep. Bachus Backs Waters' User-Fees Bill
Rep. Spencer Bachus, R-Ala., agreed Thursday to co-sponsor a bill to allow the SEC to collect user fees to help boost advisor exams.