2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year—Scenario 2: Keeping Your Top Producers
How do broker-dealer leaders respond when a top producer asks for a product that the compliance deparment doesn’t like?
Advocates: The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year
The 2014 Broker-Dealers of the Year are unabashed proponents of the independent BD model and, yes, their own firms.
Whistleblowers Abroad Not Protected Under Dodd-Frank, Court Rules
A federal appeals court dismissed a case brought by a whistleblower in China, saying Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation rules didn't apply overseas.
Ritholtz to Alt Fund Investors: Beware ‘Negative Alpha’
Barry Ritholtz asks: Why should individual investors want to invest like a hedge fund?
Beyond Termination Fees: How Advisors Charge Clients to Fire Them
While advisors occasionally charge termination fees, FireMyAdvisor co-founder Dave Dickinson says that’s not the only method advisors use to hold on to unhappy clients.
Wall Street's Next Political Storm
Think the fading memory of the financial crisis means Big Finance will take less political heat in the 2016 presidential elections? Think again.
Allianz Backs ‘Legend’ Bill Gross as PIMCO Total Return Lags
“We want Bill Gross to work as CIO for as long as he is willing and able,” says Allianz board member Jay Ralph.
Alexandra Lebenthal: Who Are You Calling a Socialite?
The Lebenthal Holdings CEO on her new wealth unit, how she bought back her iconic family name from Merrill and how she recruits female advisors.
Dow Average Tops 17,000 as Payrolls Rise Amid ECB Plans
Records set for Dow industrials, S&P after Labor Dept. reports 288,000 new jobs in June and Mario Draghi reveals European stimulus plans.
Ritholtz: The Shame of Alternative Investments
The "Yale model" of investing no longer works, Ritholtz says, because there just aren't enough good alternative investments to go around.