New Hire Roundup: NASDAQ OMX Names Wittman Head of Equities
Also, Kira Bazile joined North Street Global as president, and Citi Private Bank announced changes in its family office leadership.
Motif Launches Products to Help Advisors Compete With Robo-Advisors
A “robo-advisor is a robo-allocator, they don’t really give advice," says Motif's Hardeep Walia.
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
Expanding the Efficient Frontier: Options-Based Strategies in Portfolios
Options can be a key tool in reducing volatility in client portfolios, particularly in fixed income. Here’s the evidence.
Top 10 Better Letterman Replacements Than Colbert: Advisor Edition
Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman next year as host of CBS’ “Late Show,” but ThinkAdvisor has 10 financial gurus who might be better fits.
New Hire Roundup: Global X Names Berruga COO, Lynch Senior Compliance Officer
Also, Joseph Cusick, formerly of optionsXpress, joined MoneyBlock, and Robert Litterman was named Commonfund's new board chairman.
15 Best Finance Tweets of the Month: March
The Twitterati discuss whether the market is rigged, Nouriel Roubini rails against bitcoin, and Jeffrey Kleintop of LPL shows how to spot bubbles.
Beware High-Speed Trading’s Hidden Cost: Seawright
Like insider trading, high-frequency trading uses an unfair information advantage against ordinary investors, says broker-dealer CIO Bob Seawright, and the damage is hard to see.
FINRA Enforcement: Arbitrator Dismissed for Phony Credentials
In addition, both J.P. Morgan Clearing and J.P. Morgan Securities were hit by FINRA with censures and fines.
SEC Enforcement: Goldman’s ‘Fabulous Fab’ Ordered to Pay More Than $825,000
In other financial enforcement news, two brothers charged by the SEC with insider trading last June were found guilty by a jury.