U.S. Donors Gave $335B to Charity in 2013: Report
The recession has been over since mid-2009, but charities are just now catching up.
Nonprofits’ Glass Ceiling Has Very Real Cost: Poll
Nonprofits with few women on the board miss out on donations from affluent women, a poll by The Chronicle of Philanthropy and NYU researchers found.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men
Women tend to save less for retirement than men, despite the fact that women now enjoy more financial power than ever.
SEC Weighs Requiring Brokers to Tell Where Trades Are Sent
The proposal is intended to address complaints that trade routing decisions sometimes are not in clients’ best interests.
Overreaction Moves Markets, but Cooler Heads Can Profit
The resulting volatility makes life difficult for investors, but is a source of consistent opportunity for short-term countertrend traders.
Despite Their Financial Power, Women Save Less Than Men: Merrill
Women tend to accumulate less than men in retirement savings despite the fact that they now enjoy more financial power than ever, says Merrill Lynch.
FINRA Examining Trading in New Puerto Rico Bonds
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said it’s examining trading in the $3.5 billion of general-obligation bonds that Puerto Rico sold this month.
Payrolls Rise Less Than Forecast; Jobless Rate Drops to 6.7%
December job growth likely muted by weather as unemployment rate falls to lowest since October 2008.
Plan to Limit Charitable Tax Deduction Would Cut Gifts by $9.4B: AEI
American Enterprise Institute study warns top 1% would lose incentive to give.
SEC Names Goodman National Associate Director of BD Exams
The SEC has named Kevin Goodman national associate director of the broker-dealer examination program in the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations.