Swiss Franc Move: What Does It All Mean?
The surprise decision by the Swiss National Bank demonstrates how suddenly and unexpectedly major market moves can occur.
GOP Thwarts Rep. Waters’ Effort to Add User-Fees Bill to Dodd-Frank Package
GOP lawmakers blocked the user-fees bill aimed for the Dodd-Frank rollback package that passed the House on Wednesday.
Gundlach: Low Oil Prices Mean ‘Collapse’ in Hiring, Spending
“I bet you dollars to doughnuts, oil doesn’t go up,” the DoubleLine CEO says.
How Meredith Whitney’s American Revival Fund Sputtered in Debut Year
Whitney’s American Revival Fund started investing in heartland stocks in November 2013, and by last October her main backer asked for its money back.
How to Invest When Cash Pays Nothing, Dollar Is Strong and Oil Prices Are Sagging
I’ve been buying stock ETFs on dips and backstopping them with trailing stop orders, but is that enough?
Senate Passes TRIA; National Insurance Licensing Hub Closer to Reality
“One-stop insurance licensing across state lines will soon be a reality,” says IRI's Weatherford.
Oil’s Plunge Bad for Markets, Good for Economy: Expert
There's "bleeding" into equities, notes Quincy Krosby of Prudential Financial, but few job losses in the energy field.
SEC Enforcement Roundup: Twitter, Facebook Pre-IPO Fraud
SEC moves on a Ponzi-like social media IPO fraud case and multiple instances of alleged insider trading.
Congress’ Call for SEC to Shift Resources: Dangerous Gambit
The implication is that the SEC has got all its other areas of responsibility so well under control that it ought to cut back there to keep a better eye on those rascally RIAs.
Raymond James Adds 8 Advisors; Margaret Towle Joins Merrill
RJ adds advisors from largest credit union in Oregon, while Wells Fargo adds reps in Connecticut and Texas. Towle, formerly of HighTower, joins Merrill.