The Shale Gas Rush
With all of this new economic activity comes investing opportunity. And there is more than one way to play the market.
Indian Firms Scorn Insurance Sanctions on Iranian Oil
Indian shipping companies have said they will continue to carry Iranian crude oil despite sanctions that will leave them with potential risk exposure due to limited insurance coverage.
Fortune 500 Companies Slow Down Social Media Adoption
It may be hard to believe as more and more firms take up social media, but a report from the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth found that adoption could be leveling off.
Back in 1976, while other teenagers had started obsessing over the newest style of music, punk rock, 16-year-old Louis M. Ricciardi was grooming himself to be a financial advisor. Hipping classmates to the Rule of 72, he was touting the benefits of investing at a young age.
MLPs, Outperformance & Fears Over Fracking
MLP insiders believe the industry’s efforts to educate drilling-area residents will reduce concerns over time.
States Move to Tap Into Shale Deposit; Environmentalists Balk
States consider following Pennsylvania's lead in allowing drilling in to huge shale deposits to extract fuel.
The 72(t) Solution
Imagine you could turn all of your Baby Boomer clients on to a somewhat arcane section of the IRS Code that allowed them to withdraw...
Anyone who thinks the advisory profession is strictly about financial planning and managing money is probably still living in the last century. Cutting-edge advisors these...
Forces of Nature
Can a global resources fund be right for some of your clients? While the mere mention of digging for oil, copper, coal, or gold makes...
Energy by the Numbers
When it comes to building a portfolio, some mutual fund managers want to see as much independent research as they can. They want to talk...