‘Dissident’ Candidate Elected to FINRA Board
Brian Kovack campaigned on the need to reform FINRA's arbitration process, exams and registration disclosures.
Top 20 States for Private Equity Investment in 2014
Some 3,100 U.S. businesses benefited from private equity investments last year.
SEC Enforcement: Fantasy Sports-Style Investing Site Gets a Little Too Real
Meanwhile, Massachusetts-based Interinvest Corp. and its owner funneled more than $17 million in client assets into four troubled Canadian penny stock companies, the SEC says.
Home Security Cameras: ‘Gotcha Cams’ Deter or Detect Crimes, at a Cost
The market for “pinhole” video cameras is booming, but high-net-worth families should know the disconcerting legal consequences for their improper use.
EPA’s Fracking Study Bolsters Energy Industry, Undercuts Environmentalists
Industry groups said that the result vindicated what they have been arguing for years: drilling activity has risks, but fracking doesn’t deserve new federal oversight.
10 Best States for Military Retirees: 2015
WalletHub ranks the best states for former servicemembers based on their economies, quality of life and health care.
15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care Costs: 2015
The old saw about “what goes up must come down” obviously wasn’t coined by someone thinking about the costs of long-term care.
3 Sectors Where Billionaires Bought Ahead of Earnings Season
Where billionaire hedge fund managers like Carl Icahn, Bill Ackman and Warren Buffett placed their chips ahead of first-quarter earnings.
Top 10 Dumbest States for Financial Literacy: 2015
Residents of these places have a lot to learn about money basics.
New Hire Roundup: Blundell Joins Northern Trust’s International Wealth Advisory Group
Meanwhile, Rick Golod is now chief global strategist at Behringer, and Marie Swift has joined the Wealthminder advisory board.