Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
Why I Think Ric Edelman Is Ahead of the Curve, Again
Technology will change advice giving in the very near future, especially among younger people. Ric’s ready. Are you?
New Frontier for the Yield-Hungry: Student Loans
Skyrocketing college tuition costs and nose-diving yields—combine the two and you may have something.
Alternatives on the March: Bringing Private Vehicles to Public Space
The founders of CAIS saw the opportunity in the move to independence. They’re capitalizing on it with the first global alternative investment platform for advisors.
PIMCO’s Gross Says Fed Easing Will Happen Despite Upward Revision of Q2 Growth
Despite arguments that upward revision of growth will table the Federal Reserve’s plan, the PIMCO boss says it will happen.
400 Economists Endorse Romney
A former conservative official has rallied 400 economists, including five Nobel Prize winners, to sign a statement supporting Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney’s economic policies.
FINRA at 5 Years: Highlighting 7 Areas of Action
Quite a bit has happened in those five years: billion-dollar frauds, a flash crash exposing major volatility issues and a bill supporting FINRA as advisors' SRO, to name a few developments.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Former SEC Official Barred for Ties to Stanford
Conflict of interest charges against a former SEC official and charges of deceiving investors against a Miami-based hedge fund advisor were among the enforcement actions taken recently by the SEC.
Allen Stanford and Jon Corzine: The 2012 IA 25 Extended Profile
Allen Stanford and Jon Corzine: two names that have come to occupy the same sullied space as Bernie Madoff.
Jason Zweig Calls for Robots as Regulators
Jason Zweig is causing controversy—again—suggesting the ongoing SRO debate would be solved with robots (seriously).