Volcker Urges Merging Regulators
Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker is pushing for a change that would put at least one top regulator out of business.
Schwab’s Kleintop: 5 Surprises to Prepare for in 2015
Forecasters have reached an overwhelming consensus on a number of predictions, Jeffrey Kleintop says. But what if they're wrong?
Fed Vows Patience on Rates, Drops ‘Considerable Time’
Wording change is consistent with recent policy moves and is meant to give Fed flexibility to raise rates if economy accelerates.
Fed Keeps ‘Considerable Time’ Pledge as Growth Is ‘Moderate’
The Federal Reserve maintained a commitment to keep interest rates near zero for a “considerable time” after asset purchases are completed.
Are We in a Bond Bubble? John Mauldin Says Yes, Others...
Millennium Wave Advisors' Mauldin says debt day of reckoning is coming and Dallas Fed's Fisher sees "hyper-robust" bond market, but other advisors think they're crying wolf.
Attention ‘Bonehead Brokers’: Margin Trades Can Burn You
Record-high margin lending, profitable today, will inevitably land advisors in arbitration, says lawyer Stoltmann, warning, "Stupidity on the part of the broker isn’t a defense."
Are Asset Managers Now Too Big to Fail?
Dodd-Frank comes under renewed criticism, including from one of its authors, as some regulators want to declare the likes of BlackRock "systemically important."
Former Miami Fed Chief Dorothy Weaver Eyes a New Janet Yellen Era
Weaver says Janet Yellen will need to be a consensus builder if she is to succeed as Fed chief.
What Do Ballistic Missiles, Barbara Bush and Alternative Investments Have in Common?
It might sound like a joke, yet it is anything but, says Collins Capital's Dorothy Weaver.
Fed’s Fisher Tempers ‘Taper Tantrum’ Talk
The Dallas Fed president employed his usual folksy metaphors to describe investor behavior, comparing them to wild pigs.