Advisors ‘Following the Money’ to New, Underserved Markets
The best new markets for advisors are in increasingly far-flung places, away from traditional financial hubs like New York and Los Angeles.
To Profit in Art Market, Know Your Niches
Globally and nationally, buyers need to keep up with trends in market segments if they want to trade art for a profit.
When It’s Time to Run, Not Walk, to Independence
Advisors Traci Richmond and Mike Patton talk about why, how and how not to make the big move.
New Hire Roundup: FPA Welcomes David Brand Back to the Fold
Also this week, Securities America names a director of practice succession and acquisition and a new member for its recruiting team, while an SEC litigator joins WIlmerHale.
20 Best & Worst States for Pension Funding
Public employees of some states find their retirement plans imperiled through bloated promises and mismanagement, while employees of other states are better off.
Top 10 Global Cities at Risk From Coastal Flooding
Rising seas, growing populations and shifting continents may cause global flood losses to reach from $60 billion to $1 trillion by mid-century.
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.