CFP Board Names Aikin, 2 Others to Board of Directors
The CFP Board announced Thursday that it had elected three new directors to the Board of Directors at its Fall 2012 meeting: Blaine F. Aikin, Arthur Laby and Thomas Nelson.
President Romney’s Cabinet: Who Would He Choose?
If Gov. Romney wins the election, his Cabinet will take a very different direction on economic policy than Obama’s. Here are some of the choices to head those key posts.
In Poll, Most Economists Say Bernanke Has Gone Too Far With QE
A majority of economists believe Bernanke will continue with the latest round of quantitative easing through end of his term.
HighTower’s Pagnato-Karp Group Lands Former Merrill Lynch Advisor
The advisor-owned financial services firm announced on Thursday that David Nelson has joined its Pagnato-Karp Group.
IRS’ Top 10 Richest Nonprofit Charities
More than 315,000 nonprofit charities reported nearly $2.5 trillion in assets for tax year 2008, according to the IRS, with universities and large hospitals dominating the top 10.
400 Economists Endorse Romney
A former conservative official has rallied 400 economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, to sign a statement supporting Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s economic policies.
JPMorgan’s Dimon Target of Effort to Be Booted From NY Fed Board
After calling for JPMorgan's CEO Jamie Dimon to step down from his position on the board of the New York Federal Reserve, Simon Johnson, former chief economist at the IMF, started a petition.
Putnam Investments Opens Office in China
Putnam Investments announced on Wednesday that it has opened an office in Beijing, the latest step in building its presence in strategic markets within Asia.
Stiglitz Warns: European Austerity Is ‘Suicide’
Joseph Stiglitz, winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, said that the current pursuit of austerity by European nations is a move toward “suicide” and that such a policy has never worked in any large country.
Ivy League All-Star Investment Team: At Point Guard, Jeremy Lin
Consider: If advisors act as asset allocation point guards for their clients, which Ivy Leaguers would you want on your team?