Dodd Reform Bill POV: Dale E. Brown, Financial Services Institute President
The Senate passed its version of the financial services reform bill on May 20. Before the reform bill passed, Dale E. Brown gave his opinion on the pending bill to Robert F. Keane, Managing Editor of Investment Advisor.
Thirty for Thirty
We present for your consideration 30 individuals who over the past 30 years--the period in which Investment Advisor has been serving independent and independent-minded advisors--have...
If you believe his critics, Barack Obama is an agent of socialism whose economic and social agenda includes nothing less than the goal of massively...
Over the past five years, the focus has shifted for the independent advice community, a shift that has been reflected in the IA 25, our...
The Fifth Annual IA 25: 2007
When Mary Schapiro took the helm as CEO and chairman of the NASD last September, it was a moment of relative calm before the storm.
Behind the Numbers,with lincoln anderson
Many americans seem to believe the housing market is the place to be for maximum return, but LPL'S chief investment officer disagrees. "I think that...
Mostly Sunny or Partly Cloudy
Like most questions, the answer depends on whom you ask. We are fortunate here at Investment Advisor in that we have not one expert to...
Behind the Numbers, with Gary Shilling
he least optimistic of our panelists about the stock market and sees a possible bear market in the offing for this year. "My long-term favorite...
Behind the Numbers, with lincoln anderson
the most bullish on equities of all our panelists for what seems to him the most obvious of reasons. "In terms of relative valuations the...
The Gurus Speak
What's the biggest challenge for independent financial advisors? Is it staying compliant, finding and motivating employees, smartly using technology, or transitioning a practice? While all...