Earth, Water and Fire
The search for natural gas and oil found through the process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is fraught with controversy.
Medicare, Taxes, Retirement Are Targets in Hearing
Among the proposals was one to change the tax treatment of retirement plans.
IRS Guides Foundations in Making Investments
The Treasury is giving private foundations that use program-related investments in the form of loans or capital investments a helping hand in deciding whether their investments qualify for beneficial tax treatment.
How Long Can Advisors Avoid Public Disclosure of Their Conflicts of Interest?
A ProPublica investigation has revealed the scope of payments to doctors by pharmaceutical companies. Will advisors be next in line for public scrutiny of their finances?
10 Best Tax States for Small Business
Looking for the best tax states for a business start-up? The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council releases its business tax index for 2012.
New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie is a rising star in Republican national politics.
Global Bond Market Suffers From Too Much Central Bank Control: Thornburg
Global central banks' determination to keep interest rates low has forced investors to put money into risky securities, Thornburg's fixed-income portfolio managers warn.
New Hire Roundup: Lynch Joins ByAllAccounts Board; Mariner Names Greiner CIO
This week in new hires, Matt Lynch joined ByAllAccounts’ board of directors; William Greiner became CIO at Mariner Wealth Advisors and FactRight brought in Scott Smith and Chris Bove.
Obama’s 2013 Budget Raises Taxes on Top Earners, Bolsters SEC Budget
President Barack Obama on Monday released his 2013 budget to Congress, which includes boosting taxes for higher income earners as well as allocating more funds to the SEC.
Morgan Stanley, UBS Grab Rivals’ Teams
As UBS gains a $1.4 million production group, Morgan Stanley adds eight advisors with about $18.3 million in sales.