Fiduciary Rule Crucial for Protecting Middle Class: DOL Chief
Labor Secretary Perez says DOL is sharpening its thinking on the fiduciary rule thanks to comments; FPA plans to weigh in in "very comprehensive" fashion.
New Hire Roundup: RBC Global Asset Management Adds 5
Meanwhile, Northern Trust added a senior VP in New York and a Minnesota state president.
ETF Flows Hint at Rise in Overseas Investing: SSgA
State Street’s midyear ETF outlook favors international equities, sector investing and the financial sector specifically.
ETFs Now More Popular With Advisors Than Mutual Funds: FPA
For the first time, ETFs have won out as the preferred investment vehicle among advisors in an FPA study.
The 2015 Broker-Dealer Presidents Poll
Broker-dealer presidents are fierce competitors, and while they may cooperate in areas of advocacy—as they do notably as members of the Financial Services Institute—they all want nearly the same representatives.
Go Beyond Compensation to Keep Employees Happy
There are a lot of different kinds of “financial advisors” in America these days, and they all have very different business models.
Marv Tuttle: FPA’s Guiding Light—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Marv Tuttle reared the Financial Planning Association through its childhood and adolescence—and its seminal lawsuit against the SEC.
Dale Brown: Architect of FSI—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In a short 11 years, the Dale Brown-led FSI has grown in membership and budget while staying focused on IBD advocacy.
Forget Fiduciary: Real Battle Coming Over Harmonization
SEC "hasn’t been doing its job for a long time," MarketCounsel CEO Brian Hamburger says, and the DOL fiduciary controversy obscures a bigger fight ahead.
The 2015 IA 35 for 35 Calendar
Throughout May, we’ll publish extended versions of the interviews and profiles that appeared in the May issue of Investment Advisor. We'll update this calendar with links to each article as they are published.