Fiduciary Debate: What if Doctors Could Act Like Advisors?
Wherein our intrepid blogger applies the logician's reductio ad absurdum argument to the current debate over applying the fiduciary standard to brokers, or not.
Emerging Markets Middle Class Is on the Rise, Ready to Spend
The worldwide economic picture may be full of uncertainties but one thing seems likely: the demand for goods and services in the developing world will grow at an unprecedented rate.
Charitable Giving in U.S. Edged Up to $291B in 2010
Total charitable contributions from American individuals, corporations and foundations grew by 3.8% in 2010 in current dollars and 2.1% in inflation-adjusted dollars, according to estimates released Monday by Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
After the traumatic events of the last few years, some of your clients may be experiencing a crisis of confidence in our economic system, institutions and leaders.
Biotech/Health Care: Growth Drivers
John T. Boris Citigroup Global Markets email@example.com 212-816-1635 The U.S. major pharmaceutical group is trading at 8.3x (times) 2011 estimated earnings per share (EPS), representing a 32 percent discount...
Have you noticed that as the baby boom generation ages, the advertising we see on television changes along with them? Think back to those golden...
Taxes are, for a change, probably the easiest area to consider when assessing the implications of healthcare reform for advisors and their clients. To be...
What's Next for Health Care?
The health care sector has never seen anything like this and neither has the American public. After months of political wrangling, the Affordable Health Care for...
The ETF Advisor: Prospects for Healthcare ETFs Better Than Those for Reform
Powered by Standard & Poor's MarketScope Advisor While the inability of Congress to form a consensus on how to change the current healthcare system seems to...
SEC Targets UBS Banker in Case of Insider Trading
Also, the U.S. Attorney's office in New York filed criminal charges against Igor Poteroba, a healthcare banker in the Swiss bank's New York office, and his friend, Aleksey Koval.