Schwab’s Kleintop: 7 Big Developments for Advisors to Watch
The global strategist tells ThinkAdvisor what he sees for China and Europe and how the world's central banks will react when the Fed hikes rates.
Maria Bartiromo: More ‘Money Hammer’ Than ‘Money Honey’
The Fox anchor talks to ThinkAdvisor about her advice for FAs, why business news is sexy and why beauty only gets a journalist so far.
FINRA BrokerCheck Ad Campaign Supported by Huge Fine Volume
FINRA's $3.5 million campaign compares hiring a broker without checking BrokerCheck to other "leap-before-you-look" mistakes.
Warren Buffett’s 10 Nuggets of Wisdom: Berkshire Meeting, 2015
What the Oracle of Omaha really thinks about hedge fund fees, the future of sugary drinks and more.
Schorsch Accused of Manipulating ARCP’s Books
A complaint filed by former accounting chief alleges that Schorsch told executives to manipulate quarterly results in July.
‘Timing Discrepancy’ Gives SEC Filing Subscribers Unfair Advantage: Senators
Two senators called on the SEC to act after a study found paying subscribers can get corporate filings about 40 seconds before the public.
Obamacare Tax Stumps Advisors
WIth little or no guidance from the IRS, advisors are clueless on how to help clients reduce their liability for the new investment tax.
ERISA Attorneys Rip Yale Professor’s Fiduciary Threats
Fred Reish and his team at Drinker Biddle say Yale professor Ayers’ fiduciary study has a number of “material limitations.”
Are Variable Annuity Guaranteed Benefits on Their Way Out?
Clients who purchased VAs with lifetime guarantees need to stay alert: nervous insurance companies issuing these guarantees may soon seek substantial modifications to outstanding contracts.
Quick QE Exit Unlikely, but Do Get a Bond Haircut: PIMCO, Loomis Sayles
"A bond and equity investor can choose to play with historically high risk to principal or quit the game and earn nothing,” says PIMCO's Bill Gross.