The Case for Dividend-Paying Stocks, Now and Later
“While not risk-free ... neither value nor dividend stocks as a group have ever lost money” when held 15 years or longer, says John Buckingham.
Janet Tavakoli: Sequel to Wall Street Horror Show Is Coming
Janet Tavakoli talks to ThinkAdvisor about three banker suicides, why another global meltdown is coming and how JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon holds onto power.
What Do Gundlach and Goldman Really Think of Advisors?
A conversation between two asset managers, Jeffrey Gundlach and Goldman's Kent Clark, had some revealing takeaways for advisors listening closely enough.
The S&P 500’s Dubious Anniversary: Ritholtz
The S&P 500 index looked very different 27 years ago than it does today, Barry Ritholtz writes.
Wall Street’s 15 Biggest Spenders on Lobbying in Washington
Wall Street banks, financial services firms and trade associations spent $1.4 billion in the 2013-2014 election cycle, according to Americans for Financial Reform.
12 Best & Worst Broker-Dealers: Q4 Earnings, 2014
Here’s how some of the biggest firms’ earnings compared over the fourth quarter.
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
New Hire Roundup: PIMCO Names Fels Managing Director, Adds CIO
Meanwhile, New York Life says it will hire 3,600 reps this year.
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.
Motif Investing Gets $40M From Chinese Internet Leader Renren
Joe Chen, Renren founder, and Carl Stern, a former Goldman Sachs and Boston Consulting executive, will both join Motif’s board of directors.