10 Best States for High-Paying, High-Tech Jobs
A Milken Institute index ranks states’ ability to convert their science and technology resources into high-paying jobs.
Clearing Firms Join the Robot Race
Robo-advisors and other new technologies are transforming the clearing space.
The Contrarian Play: Emerging Markets Energy Sector
Emerging markets natural resource companies can be dirty companies, but they’re dirt cheap.
The Real Key to Harnessing Technology
Financial advisors need to remember that technology is simply an enabler: You must first set up your business to accommodate it—then reap the rewards.
SEC Enforcement: Traders Used Wives’ Information to Make Insider Trades
Also in enforcement, Transamerica Financial Advisors was fined by the SEC for improperly calculating advisory fees and overcharging clients.
Predictions for 2014: Rodriguez, Fisher, Buckingham, Arnott
Our experts foresee market volatility in 2014—spurred by Washington.
Becoming Fluent in Client Negotiation
Experts advise on how advisors can take talking with clients to the next level.
Too Much Cash
If, as some analysts suggest, holding such huge cash reserves has become necessary for companies to protect themselves, then the economy has become unbalanced and dangerously volatile.
In the third quarter, an unusual situation arose in U.S. financial markets: dividend yield on stocks surpassed the interest rate on the 10-year Treasury bond. While some technical analysts saw this as a strong “buy” signal, and the market did subsequently rally, the real explanation is probably far less favorable...
Building Value That Lasts
Corporate sustainability is beneficial for both managers and investors. According to Dow Jones, corporate sustainability is “a business approach that creates long-term shareholder value by embracing opportunities and managing risks deriving from economic, environmental and social developments.