Axel Merk Predicts Japan as Next Crisis, Yellen as Next Fed Chief
The world according to Axel Merk? 'Scary,' says global currency fund manager at a roundtable discussion hosted by Merk Funds’ president.
5 Things to Know About Delayed Health Care Mandate
It was seen as a major concession to business interests; here's what you should be doing now with all that extra time.
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.