High-Speed Trading Rules Coming From SEC, White Says
The SEC chief unveiled the regulator’s most sweeping plan yet for reining in high-frequency trading and monitoring secretive trading practices.
Prudential, MetLife Gain After Senate Eases Dodd-Frank for Insurers
Prudential and MetLife rallied after the Senate approved a bill giving Federal Reserve regulators more flexibility in applying capital rules to the biggest life insurers.
New Hire Roundup: Curian Capital Names Czaicki CIO
Also, the SEC brought in Stephanie Avakian as deputy director of enforcement.
Championing Diversity Among Financial Planning Students
Promoting diversity at the undergraduate level is an important goal for William Paterson University's Luke Dean and Texas Tech's Vickie Hampton.
Stocks Gain in May as Nasdaq Rebounds, S&P 500 Hits High
Global equities rise 1.8% for the month, while the Nasdaq 100 soared 4.3%, erasing earlier declines.
Top 10 Smartest States for Financial Literacy
WalletHub ranked these smart states based on two categories: knowledge and education; and planning and daily habits.
Liz Ann Sonders, Schwab’s Investor Interpreter: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Sonders keeps it simple for investors, and that has made her one of the most widely listened-to people in the industry.
If You Go Indie, Will Clients Follow? The Great Leap of Faith
Going independent requires not just careful cost-benefit analysis but also a focus on your clients’ confidence—and your own.
Thomas Giachetti, Stark & Stark’s Legal Celebrity: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
Tim Welsh of Nexus Strategy likes to call Giachetti the only “celebrity securities attorney,” but Giachetti says he “never wanted to be a lawyer.”
Nothing Sells Like Team Spirit at MetLife
MetLife Solutions Group says team selling has provided its advisors three benefits: Clients get holistic planning, and advisors increase business and stem losses.