Advisors Cautious on PIMCO Total Return Fund
With Morningstar's downgrade, even more questions are arising over the bond fund post-Gross.
10 Happiest States in America
Can money buy happiness? Only up to a point; there are many more factors at play. WalletHub ranked the states on 26 key happiness metrics.
Beatty Begins 1-Year Term as NASAA President
William Beatty will focus on senior financial abuse and new electronic state filing of Form D for Rule 506 offerings.
20 Best & Worst Tax States
Conservatives and liberals generally agree on what a “fair” state and local tax system looks like, but no state actually has such a system.
Most State-Registered Advisors Have Tech, Cybersecurity Policies: NASAA
Though less than 5% of small and midsize firms said they had a cybersecurity incident, two-thirds said they had cybersecurity policies in place.
Frustrated States Push to Fill Small-Business Retirement Gap
Seventeen states are at some stage of legislating state-administered plans that hope to deliver retirement plan access to small employers.
Don’t Let Government Trample Your Retirement Business: Pawlenty
Think Obamacare is bad? Federal intervention in retirement saving would be an “existential” threat to advisors, ex-governor Tim Pawlenty warns.
SEC Enforcement: Smith & Wesson Fined $2 Million for Bribery
In more actions, a judge ordered Bank of America to pay $1.27 billion for a mortgage "hustle."
New Hire Roundup: Altegris Names Murphy Deputy CIO
Also in new hires, Lindsey and Lindsey adds Christina Lindsey Orta, and former Gov. David Paterson joins IFS Securities.
New ETF Based on Workplace Equality Index
Years ago, Denver Investments built an index of companies with gay-friendly workplaces. Now it's rolled out an ETF to meet like-minded investors' needs.