Gene Fama to Keynote 5th Annual Morningstar ETF Conference
Strategic beta, emerging markets, active management and alternatives are among this year's topics, as well as a keynote presentation from economist and Nobel laureate Eugene Fama.
New Hire Roundup: IMCA Announces 2014 Board
Also this week, Celine Colgan joined the Presidio Group, Girard Securities welcomed David Bombart and National Planning Corp. promoted Scott Montgomery.
Behavioral Economist Thaler Warns of ‘Hindsight Bias’: IMCA Conference
If so many advisors saw 2008 coming, why hadn’t more investors avoided the aftermath?
The Stimulus Three Years On: Did It Help the Economy?
Three years after President Barack Obama signed the stimulus bill, a jury of eminent economists is retrospectively voting its approval of the controversial stimulus measure. Still, a minority of the surveyed economists remain unimpressed with the spending bill.
IMCA Brings CIMA Certification Program to Chicago’s Booth Business School
IMCA CEO Sean Walters says competition has grown among education providers for credentialing programs, and he predicts closer regulatory scrutiny will reduce the number of certifications.
IMCA Conference Comes to NYC Featuring Ezrati, Golub
IMCA will bring a wealth of speakers to its Jan. 30-31 consultants conference on Times Square in New York City.
Economic Think Tank Polls Experts on Key Policy Questions
Thanks to a just launched website produced by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, you can follow your favorite economist, or get a sense of what the consensus of leading economists think about a variety of current public policy questions.
Obama Taps Economist Alan Krueger as Council Chairman
President Barack Obama nominated Alan Krueger, who served as the U.S. Treasury’s chief economist from 2009 to 2010, to replace Austan Goolsbee as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Decisions, Decisions: Too Much Choice Hard for Investors
An academic study explores why too much choice is not good for retirement plan investors.