Don’t Fear the Robos, Advisors Can’t Be ‘Bot-Sourced’
LPL’s chief investment officer rebuts an Oxford University estimate that advisors have a 58% probability of being replaced by computers.
AIG Promotes Peter Hancock to CEO
Hancock, head of property-casualty, will replace Benmosche Sept. 1.
Web Expert Unveils Social Media’s Untapped Client Riches
Clara Shih is on a mission to help advisors win new clients, build stronger relationships with current ones and bolster their brands via “social selling.”
Few Apply for Top BoE Spot
The list of candidates to succeed Mervyn King as governor of the Bank of England is smaller than expected, with many potential candidates disqualified because of recent investigations into bank misdeeds, and two of the top contenders off the list by choice.
Beyond the Ivory Tower
For three decades, Jim Poterba has studied how taxation affects household and business decision-making. The big takeaway for financial advisors: one size does not fit all.
Olivia Mitchell, Kent Smetters, Others Reveal Holes in Retirement Advice
Surveys show millions of people want to discuss retirement with a professional advisor. But a forthcoming book edited by Olivia Mitchell and Kent Smetters points to barriers to advice in the retirement marketplace.
Draghi, With Credibility at Stake, Ups Ante in Debt Fight
ECB President Mario Draghi is upping the ante after saying last week he would do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro.
Mohamed El-Erian: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
Within the first minute of meeting Mohamed El-Erian, you understand why his company, PIMCO, and the man, is so successful.
The 2012 IA 25
Some people ride a wave and some people, like the honorees of the 10th annual IA 25, create a wave.
New Hire Roundup: Oliner, Kleinke Join AEI; Bozek Advances at Prudential
This week in new hires, Stephen Oliner and JD Kleinke went to AEI; Joan Bozek was promoted at Prudential Retirement; Steven McKay and Joseph Kaplan went to Putnam Investments.