New Hire Roundup: O’Connell Named Chief Risk Officer at Phoenix Cos.
Meanwhile, The Angel Capital Association elected Christopher Mirabile as chairman and Linda Lorraine Smith as vice chairwoman.
Women: ‘The Largest Emerging Market in the World’
The conversation is shifting from "stark gender comparisons toward discussions that focus on how the investing world must adapt and embrace women," says Mellody Hobson.
New Hire Roundup: SEC Names Schneider Associate Regional Director for Pacific Northwest
Meanwhile, Advisor Software announced that Erik Jepson has joined as chief customer officer.
Proposed South African Bank Amendment Could Challenge Investors
Investors looking for opportunity have flocked to South Africa with the country drawing the most foreign direct investment (FDI) of sub-Saharan African nations, according to Ernst & Young’s “Attractiveness 2014” survey.
Japan IPO Outlook Brightens After Recruit Debut
Initial public offerings in Japan have been in the doldrums for a while.
The FBI Ran an Ultimate Fighting Pump-and-Dump Scam
Bloomberg View blogger Matt Levine on how the FBI took over a shell company and busted five stock promoters.
Banco do Brasil Sharia Fund Spurring Investor Interest
A growing Islamic market and a growing emerging market—what’s not to like?
Nigeria’s Revamped Economy Poses Big Growth, Big Concerns for Investors
Opportunities and pitfalls still await investors in a growing economy.
Nicholas Schorsch, the Mission of a Man: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Believe it or not, it’s been less than a year since real estate investor Nicholas Schorsch started making headlines for his IBD buys.
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.