Daniel Kahneman: Father of Behavioral Finance—The 2015 IA 35 for 35
Behavioral finance has become widely accepted in financial planning circles as the industry recognizes that sometimes perfectly intelligent clients do very stupid things.
New Hire Roundup: FSI Elects Commonwealth’s Rooney to Board
Meanwhile, Thomas Franco joined Virtus Investment Partners, and Kenneth Shimberg went to Mercer.
New Hire Roundup: Killgoar to Head Strategy, Consulting at Raymond James' FID
Meanwhile, Wilmington Trust has named Fredrik Berg vice president of sales for its global capital markets team in Europe.
Top 20 Richest Colleges of 2014: The Biggest Endowments
Healthy investment returns allow schools to fund a larger portion of their budgets from endowments.
SEC Investment Management Director Champ to Exit
Champ played a key role in the SEC’s money market fund reforms and instituted regular IM Guidance Updates. He will teach at Harvard Law.
Wainscott Capital’s Founder Thomas Gilbert Killed; Son Charged With Murder
Thomas Gilbert Jr. was charged with murder after allegedly having staged the shooting death of his father to look like a suicide, NYPD officials said.
The Running of the Bears: Jobs Surge Sways Even Pessimists
The skeptics about the U.S. economic recovery, including Paul Krugman and Axel Merk, are turning optimistic.
Wade Pfau, Practical Academic: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
When it comes to retirement planning education, Pfau considers it his priority to bridge the gap between academic research and its practical application.
World Economy Stabilizes in ‘Great Moderation 2.0’: JPMorgan
Low market volatility and minimal employment variability means good news for equities, a JPMorgan analyst says.
Top 20 Richest Colleges for 2013: The Biggest Endowments
Of the 835 colleges studied, endowments rose by an average of nearly 12% in the fiscal year ending in June 2013.