Financial Decision Making Comes From Deep Inside the Brain
Why are some people better investors than others? Why are some investors bigger risk takers than others?
The Unsinkable Sallie Krawcheck
Is Krawcheck weighing a robo-advisor offering? She remains tight-lipped on her plans, but tells ThinkAdvisor in a wide-ranging interview, "I'm not done yet!"
SEC Names Flannery Chief Economist
The SEC said Monday that Mark Flannery will become the agency’s new chief economist and director of its Division of Economic and Risk Analysis.
90% of Taxpayers Say Investment Income Should Be Taxed Like Wages
In addition, most Americans say corporations should pay higher taxes than individuals, a WalletHub survey found.
Johnson to Pick a Fidelity Veteran to Replace O’Hanley
President Abigail Johnson has told employees that asset management head Ronald O’Hanley will be replaced by an internal successor.
Sallie Krawcheck: Top 10 Reasons It’s Bad to Pay Bankers in Stock
Krawcheck says it’s time for large banks’ boards to come up with new payment strategies for executives, such as bonds, “which are fundamentally risk-discouraging.”
Treasury’s Miller Surfaces as Possible Replacement for SEC’s Schapiro
Rumors are circulating that Treasury Department Under Secretary Mary John Miller, former T. Rowe Price executive, is the top candidate to replace Schapiro.
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.
The One Best Practice
Being enthusiastic creates an immediate change in your sales results. As an added benefit, people’s reaction to your enthusiasm makes you feel better. It’s clearly win-win.
Five Good Questions for Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely
When it comes to making decisions, using emotions is likely to be unsuccessful or lead us astray; money isn’t unique in that regard.