How Financial Reform Became a Fiasco
Three years after Dodd-Frank’s passage, President Obama and Congress have failed to shepherd sound financial-industry rules, or level with the public.
New Hire Roundup: Pascal Named President of Commonfund Capital
This week in new hires, Commonfund Capital named Donald Pascal president, and Paul Knight, Michael Gyure and Michael Gorman joined Janney Capital Markets.
SEC Gets an Earful From Advisors on Fiduciary Standard
Comments to the SEC from individual advisors—yes, most of them RIAs—call for one standardized fiduciary duty for all. Even Vanguard founder John Bogle weighed in.
SEC, FINRA, State Exam Execs Lay Out Priorities
Priorities include conflicts of interest, email retention, cybersecurity and some specific products, the executives said at the IRI legal and regulatory conference.
Top 25 Best Value Colleges: 2013
Out of 1,511 schools studied, these 25 had the greatest payoff for graduates over the course of a 30-year career.
New Hire Roundup: Westport Resources Promotes DeLaura
This week in new hires, Westport Resources promoted Christopher DeLaura and added Ashley Schexnaildre, and Susan Axelrod was promoted and Jonathan Sokobin was added by FINRA.
Top 10 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2013
Will you or your client be one of the 70% of people over 65 who will need long-term care? Genworth’s annual study on the cost of LTC indicates that if you are, you will be paying more for it this year.
Happy Tax Freedom Day!
With a William Wallace-style cry of “Freedom!” millions of taxpayers will today reach a milestone.
The U.S. Tax System: How Did We Get Here? Pt. 1, the Early Years
In tax season 2013, a look back at the very beginnings of taxation in the U.S., and Americans' attitudes toward taxes.
How to Capitalize on Shale Gas Trend: A Top Manager’s Favorite Plays
The shale gas revolution is not expected to peak until 2040, a new study confirms. The T. Rowe Price New Era Fund's Tim Parker discussed how to make the most of it.