Defensive and Cyclical Swiss Equities Prove to Be Good Investments
As global uncertainty prevails and investors seek safe havens, Swiss equities and the Swiss franc have benefited and will continue to do so.
Top 10 Tax Cheats: the Big, the Bad & the Weird
From the infamous Al Capone to our top choice (you won’t believe what job he held before his conviction), these 10 learned the lesson the hard way—and some learned it repeatedly.
Dennis Kozlowski: CEO Bonuses for TARP Recipients ‘Indefensible’
As news of the conviction and sentencing of hedge-fund manager Raj Rajaratnam settles down, it’s a good time to take a look back at the last “Bond Villain” to make the financial perp walk—former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski.
Calvert Equity Portfolio’s England Finds Value in Socially Responsible Stocks
Richard England, who sub-advises the $1.7 billion Calvert Equity Portfolio (CSIEX), talks about how his stock picks match the firm's social responsibility criteria.
Going Rogue: Where Six Famous Financial Crooks Are Now
We take a look back at the rogues gallery of financial miscreants, including the king, Charles Ponzi, and ask, "Where are they now?"
Going Rogue: Where Six Famous Financial Crooks are Now
Can there be a funnier scene? The 2005 remake of the 1977 classic Fun with Dick and Jane finds Jim Carrey as the hapless spokesman...
Do the Right Thing
More companies are doing well for themselves by doing what's best for shareholders. After the well-publicized excesses of the 1990s, corporate governance has become a key...
Cox to Senate: SEC Has the Necessary Resources
WASHINGTON (HedgeWorld.com)--The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission appeared before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday [April 25] for the first time since his confirmation hearing. The hearing Tuesday bore the unexciting moniker "A Review of Current Securities Issues," and covered a lot of ground--including the self-regulation of exchanges and...
Many Happy Returns
Heading into the next quarter-century of Investment Advisor, we wondered if there were any diversified equities funds that have been managed for 25 years or...
Will financial planning ever become a profession? I've been asking myself that question for 20 years. On good days, I look back and see how...