Is College a Waste of Money? ‘Short’ College Through Online Education Stocks
PIMCO provocateur and bond fund legend Bill Gross garnered much attention in his latest missive questioning the value of a college education in today’s tough economy: He is clearly onto something.
Wealthy Urged to 'Give Back' Tax Cuts: Professors’ Website
Three professors at Yale and Cornell universities have created a website that encourages wealthy Americans to give their tax savings to charities and send a political message in the process.
Five Questions for a Top Retirement Advisor
Research: What retirement issue has hit you or your clients out of left field, and how did you resolve it? J. Cornell: Investor reality confirmed,...
Editor's Choice for the Week of November 9, 2009: Budgets, Bills, and Broker/Dealers
What's happening this week.
Out of the Frying Pan, Into...?
While most investors and their advisors are happy to say good riddance to 2008, the collective wisdom among economists and investing executives like Edward Campbell,...
Trading in nontraded REITs
Nontraded REITs may be an attractive choice for clients trying to build a steady stream of income, but a study by Cornell's Center for Hospitality...
A Game Plan for Longevity
Alexander Shaknovich doesn't break for lunch. A Harvard-MIT trained cardiologist, his career includes a position as Chief of Interventional Cardiology at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical...
What a Difference a Week Makes
In my last blog I wrote about the feeling of being overwhelmed by all of the tasks set before me. As we all know, if...
'Late Stage' College Planning
Advisors don't need to be reminded how much of an expenditure paying for college has become for their clients. We've all seen examples of how...
Pirate Capital Demands Phillips Leave Helm at Cornell
NORWALK, Conn. (HedgeWorld.com)-Pirate Capital LLC believes that there is value to be unlocked in the for-profit prison administration industry but doesn't believe that the existing board of directors of Cornell Companies Inc., Houston, is up to the job. Cornell held its annual meeting in June, re-electing its board of directors...