Why Advisors Should Watch Obama’s State of the Union Speech
For one thing, your clients (and prospects) may be watching. For another, it's important to understand how the truth gets twisted in Washington.
How to Obliterate the Cost of College
Want a Stanford education without the $59,000 a year price tag? The growth in massive open online courses (MOOCs) now makes that possible.
2014 Resolution: This Year, I Will Blog
A blog can connect advisors to a potentially unlimited client pool. But what if blogging intimidates you? Susan Weiner's new book talks you through it.
Dodd and Frank, Together Again, Defend Their Namesake Law
Appearing together in public for the first time since retiring from Congress, Christopher Dodd and Barney Frank defended controversial aspects of the landmark legislation.
Are Brokers Greedy Scumbags?
Despite bad press and widespread bias, FINRA statistics tell a much different story about the behavior of most financial advisors, recruiter Jon Henschen says.
Are Asset Managers Now Too Big to Fail?
Dodd-Frank comes under renewed criticism, including from one of its authors, as some regulators want to declare the likes of BlackRock "systemically important."
3 Markets for Hungry Bears
Bull market conditions for the Dow and S&P 500 do not mean that short-sellers need to go hungry, Ron DeLegge says.
Hussman Sees ‘Textbook Pre-Crash Bubble’
While market psychology supports a rising market, history has been suggesting a severe correction for two years straight, portfolio manager John Hussman says.
SAC Capital Pleads Guilty, Will Pay Record $1.2 Billion Penalty
The penalty is on top of the $616 million in insider trading fines that SAC agreed to pay earlier this year.
Morgan Stanley Launches Sustainable Investing Group With $10B Target
The bank also pledges $1 billion in housing investments and sets up a fellowship program to help grow the initiative.