Another Politician Wants to Ban Insider Trading
Three bills are being introduced in Congress to re-forbid insider trading. The Himes bill does the least violence to existing law.
SEC Enforcement: Former Polycom Owner Faked Expense Reports
Meanwhile, two longtime friends were accused of an insider trading scheme involving kickbacks.
Wells Adds 5 Reps as Raymond James Grabs One of Its FAs
In other news, U.S. Trust shares the names of its latest recruits, and two divorce-focused groups merge.
New Hire Roundup: Morningstar Names Ptak Head of Global Manager Research
Meanwhile, Wesley Long, former head of private client services at Wedbush, joined Index Fund Advisors to lead its wealth advisors.
50 Ways for States to Tax Residents
Which states have the lightest tax burden? The answer isn't as straightforward as it seems.
Several States Looking Into Required Pension Programs
Millions of individuals are at risk for not having enough money to maintain their standard of living in retirement.
The Real Reason Pensions Rely on Consultants and Past Performance
Neither picking fund managers with good track records nor taking the advice of investment consultants leads to better performance. So why do pensions do it?
New Hire Roundup: Securities America Promotes 7
Meanwhile, financial data aggregation firm CircleBlack appointed Bill Bartzak and Michael Castellano to its board of directors.
IRS Says Americans Renounce Citizenship in Record Numbers
International tax lawyer Andrew Mitchel explains why, for some American-born expats, the costs of U.S. citizenship have exceeded its benefits.
Top 15 States With Most RIAs
The number of RIA firms increased to 31,975, according to SIFMA’s 2014 Factbook, despite an active merger year.