Europe Is a ‘Re-Emerging Economy’ for U.S. Investors
Europe is now institutional investors’ No. 1 foreign investment target, followed by Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, according to a survey by Armstrong International.
George Kinder: Life Planning Is the Future—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
"It's really impossible to be a fiduciary without being a life planner," Kinder says.
Fed Might Take Backdoor Approach to Interest Rate Hike: Bill Greiner
Rather than raising the discount or fed funds rate in coming months, the Federal Reserve might strike somewhere else first, the investment strategist says.
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.
RICP Becomes American College’s Top Designation Program
Americans are desperate for retirement advice, and a growing number of financial advisors are equally anxious to guide them.
Is Fiduciary Sales an Oxymoron?
DOL and SEC need to make the distinction between sales and advice clear—and stop letting anyone other than an RIA call themselves an advisor.
Lou Harvey: Looking for Mr. Dalbar—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
The wizard behind the curtain of the ubiquitous research firm helped popularize behavioral finance and keeps the industry on top of important issues.
Chris Dodd and Barney Frank: Wall St. Reformers —The 2015 IA 35 for 35
In an exclusive interview, former Sen. Dodd speaks about the Dodd-Frank law's progress, regulators’ fiduciary efforts and where the next crisis will come from.
Biggest Impact Investors Plan 16% Boost in 2015
More than a quarter of respondents said their investments had greater impact than they had expected, according to a survey.
New Hire Roundup: FSI Elects Commonwealth’s Rooney to Board
Meanwhile, Thomas Franco joined Virtus Investment Partners, and Kenneth Shimberg went to Mercer.