More Americans Aging Into Poverty
A recent study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute found that, despite falling during the first part of the last decade, the number of poverty-stricken seniors is once again growing.
Markets Could Crash ‘Like in ’87,’ Faber Says
Without further quantitative easing, U.S. market momentum could lose support and deteriorate, the investment guru predicts.
10 Warning Signs of Springtime Stock Slump: LPL’s Kleintop
LPL Financial chief market strategist Jeff Kleintop and his team have identified 10 indicators to watch this spring that may warn of an impending slide in the stock market.
Oil & Politics: Iraq Outlook Overly Ambitious
Iraq expert Juan Cole describes the political factors now holding up energy developments in that country.
Housing, Health Costs Top Expenses for Older Americans
In this age of longer life spans, age 50 might not seem old, but housing and health care spending are having a significant impact on the older 50 cohort, one that’s growing.
Advisor Confidence Moving in Positive Direction
This slight shift is similar to that of Spectrem Group’s affluent-investor survey and the University of Michigan’s Consumer Sentiment Index
Affluent Investors Mirror Broader Economy’s Tepid Optimism
If affluent investor sentiment is a guide, the economy continues to progress at a steady but very slow pace.
An Executive MBA: The Ultimate New Year’s Resolution for Financial Advisors
With 2012 just days away, financial advisors looking for that new year’s resolution that just might stick should consider an Executive MBA program that may have more lasting results than most diets.
Another Judge Challenges SEC Settlement
Milwaukee Judge Randa’s objections are reminiscent of Judge Rakoff’s criticisms of the SEC’s settlement with Citigroup. Indeed, Randa cited Rakoff in his filing.
Expected Retirement Age Increases, but Percentage of ‘Never Retirees’ Falling: EBRI
While the majority of older Americans say they will retire at a later age than they previously thought, the percentage of people near retirement who say they will probably never retire is going down, the Employee Benefit Research Institute found.