Time to Reform FINRA: Mercatus Paper
A paper from the Mercatus Center's Hester Peirce argues that FINRA exhibits “a troubling independence from government, industry and the public.”
Top Portfolio Products: Barclays Moves ETNs to Nasdaq
Bloomberg offers ETF service, while XY Planning expands its resources.
Why Wall Street (Still) Hates Bonds
Investors should consider the gains missed by listening to "expert predictions," Ron DeLegge writes.
U.S. Bond Sentiment Worst Since Disastrous ’09
Experts say 10-year yields could top 3% in 2015, twice the level forecast for 2014.
How America Is Kicking Its Oil Habit
The U.S. is producing the most oil in 31 years, growth is accelerating and crude prices are plunging. So why is Americans’ petroleum use waning?
The Running of the Bears: Jobs Surge Sways Even Pessimists
The skeptics about the U.S. economic recovery, including Paul Krugman and Axel Merk, are turning optimistic.
The SEC Is Broken
A decades-old law and the origin of new commissioners stymies consensus building and rulemaking at the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Is the ETF Market Saturated?
An interview with Herb Blank of S-Network Global Indexes.
Ritholtz: Guess How Much Money Bill Gross Made Last Year?
Gross made nearly as much money at Pimco as 20 CEOs combined. Was he worth it? Barry Ritholtz asks.
What QE’s End May (Really) Mean for Bonds
Investors and advisors alike may be surprised at recent fixed-income results.