Succession Planning for an Entire Industry: Why Study Groups Are Critical
“We really feel we have the best consultants in the industry as part of the group,” says Xcelsior study group member Mike Anderson.
SEC Nominees Support Changing ‘Neither Admit Nor Deny’ Policy
President Obama’s two SEC commissioner nominees voiced their support during their confirmation hearing Thursday for requiring admissions of guilt in some settlements.
The Threat Posed by a Declining China
An exploration of why China’s decline is likely to be a lot less peaceful than its rise.
NARAB II Bill Clears Senate Banking Committee
The bill would establish the National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers, a nonprofit, independent board to provide a mechanism for multistate licensing for insurance producers
Advisors Must Accept the Realities of a Changing America
Advisors' efforts to reach out to different communities have not progressed as much as they should have.
Iran’s Election Uncertainty Equals Investment Uncertainty
What stance will Iran’s new leader take vis-à-vis the rest of the world, particularly the United States?
SEC’s White Gets Short Shrift from Congress
Securities and Exchange Commission Chairwoman Mary Jo White is running into the same problem that plagued her predecessors: getting the short shrift from lawmakers when prodding them for more money so the agency can properly do its job, including adding examiners for advisors.
Fixing the Student Loan Crisis
I’m lucky. Unlike so many college students, I didn’t take out any student loans.
Mohamed El-Erian: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Each of the individuals on the 2013 IA 25 were selected for their creativity, success and—of course—impact. And kicking off the extended profiles of the IA 25 honorees is Mohamed El-Erian, who is making his third appearance on the list.
With the 2013 IA 25, our 13th annual list of the...
Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.