Yellen Confirmed by Senate to Become Fed Chairman
Yellen, who will replace Bernanke after Jan. 31, will be the first woman to head the central bank in its 100-year history.
Is Your Broker-Dealer a Screaming Eagle or a Box Wine?
Whether you’re a high-end wine or a high-end broker-dealer with a cult following, it’s all about “the experience.”
Bernie Clark: The 2013 IA 25 Extended Profile
Clark has shown quiet but confident leadership not merely in growing Schwab’s custody unit, but in addressing many of advisors' most trying issues.
SEC Names Martinez Chief of Market Intelligence
The SEC announced Tuesday that Vincente L. Martinez has been named Chief of the Enforcement Division’s Office of Market Intelligence, which collects and evaluates the tips, complaints and referrals that come into the agency.
Deficit Reduction Deal: 3 Dueling Plans to Achieve It
As the politicians prepare their negotiation stances ahead of Friday's White House budget talks, liberal and conservative economists are offering their ideas on how to solve America’s growing fiscal gap.
HighTower’s Pagnato-Karp Group Lands Former Merrill Lynch Advisor
The advisor-owned financial services firm announced on Thursday that David Nelson has joined its Pagnato-Karp Group.
Obama vs. Romney: Top 7 Places Where Campaign Cash Comes From
Which sectors give the most cash to which candidates? Some of the amounts are surprising.
Taking Sides: Will Wall Street’s Generosity to GOP Continue?
In the 2008 presidential race, Barack Obama had a substantial edge over John McCain in raising money from Wall Street. That advantage has not only evaporated for the president in the current race, but has reversed dramatically.
Women Are an Opportunity, Not a Niche: Schwab’s Clark
Among the lessons from Schwab’s Women and Financial Independence Study, according to Bernie Clark: Don’t treat us differently, but do get to know us and our goals.
Top 20 Colleges in Fundraising: Who’s Best at Tapping Alumni?
U.S. colleges raised $30.3 billion in 2011, an increase of 8.2% over a year earlier, according to the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey by the Council for Aid to Education.