A Lost Decade for Advisors?
It has been called the “Lost Decade” for stocks, the period from January 2000 to December 2009 that saw the stock market decline for the first time since the decade that started in the 1930s.
White Paper: Buy-and-Hold Has Failed; Dividends Preferable
According to a white paper released by WBI Investments, "The Unconventional Dividend Based Investment Approach," the strategy touted so much over the years to investors to buy and hang onto stocks within their portfolios is no longer valid
When lAST WE interviewed Don Schreiber in this space, he told us how he built his advisory firm, WBI Investments, and how he came to...
A Big Problem
Don Schreiber is running at least three businesses, but that doesn't stop him from closely monitoring how the markets affect clients. Asked whether the unfolding subprime...
Revenge of the Dividend
If you can remember back to the 1950s, not only was Elvis cool, but so were dividend-paying stocks. Investors bought them primarily for their yield....
I've just finished a task that lasted 12 months, required minimum hour-long discussions with a dozen sources, and entailed transcriptions that took me more than...
When a fellow escapes New Jersey to spend February in the sunny Arizona desert just as the Northeast gets hit with not one but several...
Keys to the Kingdom
It was the English philosopher and statesman Sir Francis Bacon who said riches are for spending. The most recent Capgemini "World Wealth Report" claims there...
Tackling the Challenges
What are the biggest challenges facing the profession in the years ahead? According to the 12 members of the IA Leaders' Council, they are finding...
How the Leaders Cope
When you ask a dozen advisors for their opinions on important issues you can expect some disagreement. Thus it was in the first IA Leaders'...