Better Benchmarks Through Behavioral Finance?
New understanding of behavioral finance means many one-size-fits-all benchmarks are outdated, Natixis and MIT researchers say.
Natixis to Fund Study on Investor Behavior
Natixis hopes an MIT study will help create automated, customized processes to help conflicted modern-day investors make better decisions.
SEC Names Flannery Chief Economist
The SEC said Monday that Mark Flannery will become the agency’s new chief economist and director of its Division of Economic and Risk Analysis.
New Hire Roundup: Janus Capital Adds Scholes, Alankar
Also in new hires, the SEC announced that Thomas Krysa has been named associate regional director for enforcement in its Denver office.
15 Most Affordable Online MBAs
Here are 15 online business graduate degrees that get high quality ratings and won't break the bank.
SEC Chief Economist, Head of Economic Analysis Departs
Craig Lewis is leaving the SEC, effective immediately, to return to Vanderbilt University.
Alternatives to the Rescue?
The Frenchman Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr must have been thinking about something besides finance when he mused that “the more things change, the more they stay the same.’’
TRAU to Launch Plan Sponsor University
As the Department of Labor becomes more interested in how retirement plan sponsors run their plans, educating not just participants but the sponsors themselves becomes more important.
UBS to Slash 10,000 Jobs
The actions are seen as a way for UBS to go "back to its roots" in the advisory business.
Thriving Amid Low Rates
Income investors have been crushed by the depressed interest rate environment.