New Hire Roundup: Ohio Securities Commissioner Andrea Seidt to Lead NASAA
Stephanie Zaffos joined Convergent Wealth Advisors, Scivantage welcomed Jim Toussignant, and the SEC announced three staff promotions.
What Free Trade With Europe Will Mean
Some sectors will thrive on more trans-Atlantic trade.
New Hire Roundup: Steve Dunlap to Head Wealth Management at Cetera
Also this week in new hires, Jeff Pawliger was named Janus' regional director for southern Florida, and PFM Group announced that Susan Musselman, Fred Eoff and Johanna Roodzant have joined with the acquisition of SDM Advisors.
Roubini: Minimal Growth ‘at Best’ in 2013
The legendary bear says tax hikes on wealthy Americans and government spending cuts will have a severe impact on economic growth in the United States this year.
Consumers Driving Chinese Economy
It is clear that the role of the affluent Chinese consumer in is becoming increasingly important as the country transitions and continues its efforts of steering the economy toward consumption and away from investment.
New Hire Roundup: CFP Board Announces Chair Appointments
This week in new hires, John Byrne and Bryan Hissong returned to Prudential Retirement, and Jac McLean was named head of distribution at Hartford Mutual Funds.
China to Push Growth at Home and Abroad
China spent a good part of 2012 battling an economic slowdown and accusations of political corruption, as well as preparing for the handover of power that comes once every ten years. But toward the end of the year, and after seven straight quarters of slowing, the Chinese economy once again...
Can the Eurozone Survive a Stormy 2013?
The eurozone and its politicians continue to face many unresolved and highly important issues.
U.K. Retail Sales Down More Than Expected
Bank of England Gov. Mervyn King said the Monetary Policy Council had not completely ruled out an additional round of QE in the future, should it be necessary, to boost growth.
Sales Fall in Eurozone by Most in 5 Months
High prices for diesel and gas have driven eurozone travelers away from the pumps, leading to a drop in retail trade that is the largest in five months.