Top 10 Worst Baseball Contracts
Excluding the players in the World Series, there are many contenders for a baseball list that no one wants to be a part of.
Fiduciary Rule to Snag BDs on IRA Rollovers
The DOL is likely to hold broker-dealers who chase IRA rollovers to the same fiduciary standards retirement advisors must meet, ERISA attorney Fred Reish says.
10 States With Most Advisors Headquartered
Most investment advisory firms’ main offices are concentrated in relatively few states, with distribution likely driven by access to financial markets, population and net worth.
Top 10 U.S. Public Pensions by Private Equity Investments and Returns
A new study finds private equity is public pensions’ top-performing asset class.
DOL Advisor Crackdown Is ‘Out of Control’: Benefits Lawyer
The DOL conducted more than 3,600 audits of qualified retirement plans last year. Settlements related to violations totaled $1.7 billion in plan reimbursements and fines.
Saudis Sitting Pretty in Global Oil Price Plunge
There’s still only one country in a position to choose winners and losers in the global market: Saudi Arabia.
S&P 500 Pares Biggest Loss Since 2011; Bonds Trim Rally
Jittery markets go through wild ride but recover at close. S&P lost 3% but ended day down 0.8%.
LPL’s Robert Moore: RIAs Are Where the Growth Is
LPL President Robert Moore tells ThinkAdvisor why the BD is not feeling acquisitive and why there's room to grow in the indie RIA space.
American Funds Fights Active Management ‘Misperceptions’
Decades old, the debate over passive investment strategies vs. active isn’t about to die down anytime soon.
HSAs: The Next Big Thing in Retirement Planning?
Plan sponsors are starting to see HSAs as investment vehicles, not just cash balances used to pay out-of-pocket medical costs.