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.
Interest Rates Are Advisors’ Biggest Concern: Fidelity Poll
Advisors are balancing an expected rise in interest rates with generating steady income for clients in the current low-rate environment, a Fidelity poll found.
Invest in Others Is Now Taking Advisor Award Nominations
Invest in Others will take names through April 15, and the nonprofit is expanding its work for and with FAs, chairman Bill Dwyer says.
Bill Gross Put $700 Million Into Janus Unconstrained Fund
Bill Gross is “proud to eat his own cooking,” Janus CEO Dick Weil said during the firm's earnings call.
Fidelity App Makes Picking Stocks Like Picking a Restaurant
Fidelity has updated its iPhone, iPad and Android apps to allow investors to use the GPS on their phones to locate investment opportunities nearby.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Announces Strategic Content Partnerships
Meanwhile, Manisha Thakor has joined RIA firm Buckingham as Director of Wealth Strategies for Women.
Congress’ Call for SEC to Shift Resources: Dangerous Gambit
The implication is that the SEC has got all its other areas of responsibility so well under control that it ought to cut back there to keep a better eye on those rascally RIAs.
Top Portfolio Products: China Bond ETF From Global X
AssetMark adds donor-advised fund, while Franklin Templeton launches Social Security optimizer tool.
New Hire Roundup: John Mendez Nominated to Be SIPC Chairman
In another personnel move, Craig Anzlovar has joined Pioneer Investments as fixed income client portfolio manager.
New DOL Fiduciary Rule Before Obama Leaves Office? Maybe Not
The neverending speculation about when DOL might finally issue a redefined fiduciary standard came up once again this week at the SPARK Institute conference.