8 Overlooked Tips to Bond With, and Retain, Clients
Experts at the 2013 Raymond James Women’s Symposium highlight some easy steps to take that can boost your advisory business.
Top 20 Most Valuable Brands in the World: 2013
Interbrand, a brand consultancy firm, released its list of the top 100 global brands.
Microsoft Up 6% Today, but as for Tomorrow …
As CEO Steve Ballmer makes his exit, it’s worth noting that Microsoft stock has outperformed the Dow, and market darlings like Google, recently.
Predictions by Fisher, Gundlach, Rodriguez: Research’s All-Star Roundtable
A Research Roundtable of five distinguished names, including Kenneth Fisher, Jeffrey Gundlach and Robert Rodriguez, serve up their best analytic thinking and forecast how critical situations could shape up next year.
Currency Manager Axel Merk Talks Money as Inflation Hedge
“It’s still an asset class investors are not sufficiently looking at,” says Merk, president and CIO of Merck Investments.
Too Much Cash
If, as some analysts suggest, holding such huge cash reserves has become necessary for companies to protect themselves, then the economy has become unbalanced and dangerously volatile.
Enron Bankruptcy 10 Years Later: Before Bailouts Were Big
Though just a decade ago, the Enron era in some ways seems to belong to another era—a time when failing companies met with bankruptcy rather than bailouts.
Top 10 Best Cities for Educated Job Seekers
In a tough job market it always helps to know some of the best places to find work. More educated members of the labor force will find more opportunities in some of these cities, where the demand for education narrows the field of applicants.
Markets Spooked by Two Dreary Signals: Debt, Durables
It is the forward-looking nature of two key indicators that appears to be weighing on stocks. Declines in durable goods orders mean less manufacturing down the road, and a failure to get a debt deal means the two parties are so at odds they are willing to hold creditors hostage.
Those Under-50 Clients: Goldmine or Just the Shaft?
A Cisco study on tech use by and advice preference of younger investors shows the opportunity, and danger, they pose for independent advisors.