SEC Split on Including Brokerages in Trading Safeguards
Rules meant to prevent automated trading system breakdowns should be expanded to include brokerages that match orders away from regulated exchanges, two SEC members say.
New Hire Roundup: Senate Confirms Social Security Advisory Board Members
Meanwhile, Mike DiCenso joined Mesirow Financial as managing director and head of national sales in its investment strategies division.
A Pioneer Continues to Sound the Women's Retirement Security Alarm
While women have grown in their financial knowledge — and power — since WISER's Cindy Hounsell started educating them 20 years ago, challenges persist.
Top 20 Richest Colleges for 2013: The Biggest Endowments
Of the 835 colleges studied, endowments rose by an average of nearly 12% in the fiscal year ending in June 2013.
Top 25 Best Cities for Millennials to Live
For financial advisors looking for hotbeds of up-and-coming clients, check out these rankings from Niche Local.
15 Biggest Charitable Gifts of 2013
Fifteen Americans made gifts of $100 million or more—and one gave almost $1 billion to one lucky recipient, Chronicle of Philanthropy reported.
Does Your Client Want to Divest From Fossil Fuels?
Many clients don't like companies that pollute. Dan Kern and HIP Investor lay out the realities of constructing a fossil-free portfolio.
SEC Names Choi, Aronow to Key Posts
Choi will be "a vital asset" in the IM Moving Ahead improvement project, while Aronow fills a key spot as "international regulatory arena continues to grow," says SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White.
SEC Names Martinez Chief of Market Intelligence
The SEC announced Tuesday that Vincente L. Martinez has been named Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Office of Market Intelligence, which collects and evaluates the tips, complaints and referrals that come into the agency.
Sentimental Fools: Pity the Poor Mutual Fund Investor
Mutual fund investors exhibit remarkable skill when selecting mutual funds--remarkably awful, that is. How an advisor can help underperforming fund investors avoid sentimental pitfalls.