Fiduciary Rule to Snag BDs on IRA Rollovers
The DOL is likely to hold broker-dealers who chase IRA rollovers to the same fiduciary standards retirement advisors must meet, ERISA attorney Fred Reish says.
Retirees Suffer as 401(k) Rollover Boom Enriches Brokers
A three-month Bloomberg investigation found that former employees at major companies say sales reps lured them into rolling their 401(k)s into unsuitable investments.
SEC, FINRA, CFPB Enforcement: BofA Busted for Illegal Credit Card Practices
In other actions, Hewlett-Packard will have to pay $108 million to settle SEC and DOJ charges of FCPA violations.
Dow Sizzled in 2013
The blistering performance included positive contributions from all industry sectors, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Microsoft Up 6% Today, but as for Tomorrow …
As CEO Steve Ballmer makes his exit, it’s worth noting that Microsoft stock has outperformed the Dow, and market darlings like Google, recently.
Succession Planning for an Entire Industry: Why Study Groups Are Critical
“We really feel we have the best consultants in the industry as part of the group,” says Xcelsior study group member Mike Anderson.
Fairholme’s Berkowitz Hints at Mutual Fund Exit
Berkowitz is raising money for a partnership that takes minimum investments of $1 million.
Tech, Where Hast Thou Gone?
No other industry sector has more innovation per square foot than technology.
Forbes’ List of Highest Paid CEOs Is Unveiled
It’s that time of year; birds are singing, allergies are kicking, occupiers are occupying and Forbes has released its annual list of the most highly paid CEOs.
The Measured Approach to Value
Tevye the milkman.
He’s not the first person who comes to mind for the average value investor, but according to value guru Vitaliy Katsenelson, we can learn a lot from Tevye.