8 Oddest Enforcement Cases of 2014
Office equipment trafficking, a broker who gave client money to charity and more offbeat cases from the SEC and other regulators.
Finance's Trek Into Forecasting Chaos
A decision-making lesson from Captain Kirk.
Morningstar Goes to Cash
Morningstar is concerned enough about valuations in U.S. markets that the firm’s chief investment officer is keeping his unconstrained portfolio at 40% cash.
Gundlach, El-Erian Weigh In: What’s Behind Apple’s Fall?
What the flight from the stock can teach advisors about succession planning.
Jeff Gundlach: ‘Financial Catastrophe Just Over the Horizon’
"No early warning, you should be moving now," Gundlach says.
What’s Jeff Gundlach Thinking?
Call him eccentric if you like, but you’d have to follow it with another accompanying superlative (Hint: It rhymes with “zenius”).
Top Portfolio Products: BlackRock to Cut ETF Fees
New products introduced over the last week include a series of geographic exposure indexes from Russell, a strategic dividend income fund from Advantus and an ETF from AdvisorShares.
3 Steps to Protect Your Clients’ Fine Wine Collections
Fine wines are a truly ‘liquid’ asset but unlike a bond or stock portfolio, a fine wine collection is subject to much more than market risk. Here's how to manage wine's unique risks.
How to Communicate: Using the Wrong Words at the Right Time
In your public and private communications, advisors, make sure you speak well, but also make sure you sound like yourself.
The Look: What Does an Advisor Look Like?
If you’ve traveled in the financial world for any length of time, I bet you’re pretty good at picking financial advisors out of a crowd.