Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
Macro Prospects Dim for Turkey, but Niches Attract Investment
The Turkish central bank’s recent move to raise interest rates is a much-needed step to help an economy extremely vulnerable to global economic shocks.
Post Office Proposes to Offer ‘Financial Services’
The Postal Service says it has assets to serve the underbanked, boost its own money-losing operations and benefit banks through partnerships.
New Hire Roundup: Ohio Securities Commissioner Andrea Seidt to Lead NASAA
Stephanie Zaffos joined Convergent Wealth Advisors, Scivantage welcomed Jim Toussignant, and the SEC announced three staff promotions.
Dubai’s Growing Economy Faces High Debt Hurdle in 2014
Dubai has been prospering, which is remarkable, considering that it faced down default in 2009. However, there may be storm clouds on the horizon.
Worried Mutual Fund Leaders Ask: Are We the Auto Industry of Finance?
“The relationship with the advisor as opposed to the product provider has become much more important to investors,” said Boston Consulting Group's Gary Shub during his MFEA talk.
AMG Wealth Nabs Veritable Equity Stake in Big Succession Planning Deal
AMG Wealth Partners President John Copeland says Veritable managers who have made long-term commitments to their firm will hold a significant equity interest in the business.
E-Commerce Sales Continue Steady Growth in Q3
Retail sales made over the Internet are on a steep upward trend, even though as yet such sales, for Q3 2010, only make up 4.2% of total retail sales in the U.S.
GDP and the Euro, Housing and Retail Sales—and Tryptophan: Advisor Briefing for the Week of Nov. 22, 2010
In a Thanksgiving holiday-shortened week, some economic reports have been moved up on the schedule, but in addition to closely watching retail sales on Black Friday, the markets will digest reports on third-quarter GDP and a host of measures of housing's health.
It seems like the pundits arE ALWAYS predicting the end of this or that. Remember when e-commerce first became popular, and they said there would...