The SEC Is Broken
The Securities and Exchange Commission has three primary mandates: to protect investors; to maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets; and to facilitate capital formation.
The Energy Investing Sector: Opportunities and Challenges
The energy sector is riding a shale-oil tailwind that should grow in strength, but there are some headwinds as well.
New Hire Roundup: Fidelity Charitable Names Danforth President
Also, Ron Carson was named to the board of trustees of the American College, and the Withers Consulting Group welcomed David Burleigh.
Investing During the Shutdown: Welcome to the ‘Land of Oz’
Washington has become the "Land of Oz run by the Munchkins," Citigroup’s Buiter says. Here’s what the shutdown could mean for your clients.
Strong Dividends, Steady Earnings & Stock Gains
The shareholder-owned electric utility industry extended its near-decade-long trend of widespread dividend increases during Q2.
Eleanor Blayney: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Eleanor Blayney started in the financial industry as a “Beltway bandit,” she said, working with a consulting firm on projects for the EPA.
Exploiting Attractive Resources
Natural gas continues to attract favorable attention as a key energy source for the United States. To better understand what trends are affecting the market for natural gas and stock in the sector, we turned to four industry experts.
Full Speed Ahead for Midstream MLPs
The role of natural gas as an energy source continues to expand as the United States moves toward energy independence.
Dividend Increases Hit the Mark
The shareholder-owned electric utility industry added to its eight-year-long trend of widespread dividend increases in Q2.
Generating Strong Returns
Despite the overall market’s swings from risk-on to risk-off in response to a slow U.S. recovery, Europe’s ongoing crisis and the Fed’s decision to hold rates at extraordinarily low levels, electric utilities have continued to provide solid total returns for growth-and-income investors seeking lower volatility.