Michael Kitces, Nerd Who Does It All: The 2014 IA 25 Profile
One has to wonder how Michael Kitces does it: the advisor, blogger, Twitterphile and industry speaker is constantly evolving and taking on new challenges.
10 Most Influential Advisors on Social Media: BrightScope
These advisors “are models of how to use social media to grow a successful advisory business and a personal brand in the marketplace,” says BrightScope.
Investors Flee Bubbly Valuations, Seek Value: TrimTabs
TrimTabs CEO David Santschi says investors have made a massive shift from growth to value stocks this spring, creating opportunity for traders sifting through carnage.
Kidnappings by Terrorists Raise Concerns for Nigeria Investors
The kidnapping of hundreds of girls by the Boko Haram terrorist group thrusts the emerging nation's security problems into the spotlight.
Flat Fees or AUM, the Final Chapter (Maybe): The Retired Client
Elliot Weir advances the discussion on which is better for advisors and clients: AUM fees or flat fees. With an assist from Michael Kitces.
The IA 25 for 2014
This is our 12th annual IA 25 list, bringing together the most influential people in and around the advisor industry.
The Real Key to Harnessing Technology
Financial advisors need to remember that technology is simply an enabler: You must first set up your business to accommodate it—then reap the rewards.
Can Boring Stocks Bring Investment Bliss?
Michael Finke examines the surprising advantages of low-volatility portfolios.
Jonathan Hoenig: Capitalist Pig, Ayn Rand Fan, Highly Successful Manager
The founder of Capitalistpig Hedge Fund says Social Security is immoral, advisors are too risk-averse and hedge funds are unfairly blamed.
China E-Commerce Company Alibaba Finds No Business Like Show Business
New fund allows customers to invest in entertainment products and have input into casting choices.