SEC Charges Ex-BP Crisis Manager With Insider Trades After Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
The employee, a senior responder during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, traded on confidential information about the magnitude of the disaster, the SEC said.
Top 25 Best Cities for Millennials to Live
For financial advisors looking for hotbeds of up-and-coming clients, check out these rankings from Niche Local.
High Speed, Low Drag: Combining High-Tech Risk Management With ETFs
Risk is the two-horned dilemma of financial advice.
Are Boomers Headed for Retirement Disaster?
Michael Finke crunches the numbers — and assesses the wild cards — of the retirement savings problem.
How to Benefit From MLPs’ Complex Tax Rules
Investors have options when buying and selling master limited partnerships, a Morningstar expert explains.
Government Pension ‘Millionaires’ Outearn Private Sector
A private-sector worker would need a 401(k) balance of $768,940 to match the retirement income of his public-sector counterpart, writes Andrew Biggs of AEI.
HighTower Launches Third Leg of Advisor Platform: The Alliance
Gavion, a $20 billion investment consulting firm to institutions, will be building its own HighTower-like partnership in the South for “corner office” fee-based advisors.
What’s Your State’s Dividend Income Tax?
Some states collect no extra tax on top of the federal dividend income tax, while some add an additional levy as high as 13.3%.
Fed Changes Interest Rate Policy, Linking to Wider Data Range
The Fed gave itself room to keep interest rates low by dropping a linkage between the benchmark interest rate and a specific level of unemployment.
Fed Links Rate Outlook to Range of Data; Drops 6.5% Jobless Threshold
FOMC said ‘highly accommodative stance of monetary policy remains appropriate’ before its first meeting led by Janet Yellen.