SEC on a Dodd-Frank ‘Death March’: Gallagher
The SEC has been on a “death march” to finish Dodd-Frank rulemakings unrelated to its core mission, SEC Commissioner Gallagher said Wednesday.
Investors Pile Into Stocks Just as Pros Say Bull Run Is Over
Individual investors are plowing money back into the U.S. stock market just as professional strategists say gains for this year are over.
Yellen’s Economy Echoes Arthur Burns More Than Greenspan
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen faces an economy that is starting to look more like the 1970s than the 1990s.
Worries Peak on Puerto Rico Utilities Debt After New Bankruptcy Law
After debt-restructuring bill’s passage, bondholders watch to see if the commonwealth's electric utility will make Tuesday payment; two fund companies sue to declare law unconstitutional.
SEC Enforcement: Court Stops Muni Bond Offer Seen as Fraudulent
In other actions, former brokers were charged with illegally trading on a tip about a $1.2 billion acquisition by IBM.
Fed Says Economy Rebounding as It Trims Bond Purchases
The FOMC trimmed bond-buying by $10 billion for a fifth straight meeting, to $35 billion, staying on pace to end the program late this year.
Top 10 Metro Areas With Highest Pay for Advisors: 2014
ThinkAdvisor used Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find the metro regions with the highest financial advisor salaries. Some are off the beaten path.
10 Best & Worst States for Small Businesses
Thumbtack.com asked more than 12,000 small-business owners, which include advisors, to rate issues vital to them, like the burden of compliance.
2 Cities With Best 401(k) Savers: Fidelity
Workers in two California cities are saving the most in their 401(k) plans and taking fewer loans on them.
If You Go Indie, Will Clients Follow? The Great Leap of Faith
Going independent requires not just careful cost-benefit analysis but also a focus on your clients’ confidence—and your own.