What Financial History Can Teach Advisors
Scholars Robert E. Wright and Richard Sylla probe Big Finance's past.
Roubini, O’Neill: Oil Prices Will Rise Again Soon
The global economists disagree, though, on where oil prices will end the year.
Roubini: Obama Is Right; Gold Bugs Are Wrong
At Davos, the economist warns that deflation is a bigger threat than inflation and calls for higher taxes on the wealthy.
How Meredith Whitney’s American Revival Fund Sputtered in Debut Year
Whitney’s American Revival Fund started investing in heartland stocks in November 2013, and by last October her main backer asked for its money back.
2014 Advisor Hall of Fame
Now in its 24th year, Research magazine's eagerly awaited benchmark of industry excellence honors five.
PIMCO Rehires Spence, Banet to Rebuild After Gross Departure
PIMCO has named Nobel laureate Michael Spence as consultant and rehired money manager Jeremie Banet as executive vice president.
Kickstarter: The Rosie the Riveter of Investing?
Two recent studies report women have higher rates of success than men in funding their projects through crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Want Clients to Trust You? You’ve Got 0.05 Seconds
A new study shows trust decisions can be automatically triggered by the slightest glance. What's an advisor to do?
SEC Names Flannery Chief Economist
The SEC said Monday that Mark Flannery will become the agency’s new chief economist and director of its Division of Economic and Risk Analysis.
Merrill: Using Clients’ Emotions to Build Better Portfolios
Merrill's Michael Liersch is using behavioral finance to zero in on clients’ unique investment personalities to reach better outcomes.