New DOL Fiduciary Rule Will Hurt Retirees, Panelists Say
While consumer advocates favor compelling brokers to act in a client’s best interest, much of the financial lobby is dead-set against them.
LPL Adds Washington Office; Hires Chief Lobbyist
CEO Casady says "it's crucial" that advisors and the investors they serve "have a voice in the policy discussion at the federal and state level."
U.S. Sleeps as 9/11 Approaches: News Analysis
History suggests that an environment of growing threat and shrinking resolve provokes our enemies.
Is Warren Buffett a Hypocrite on Taxes?
Hold the pickles, hold the lettuce, special tax deals don’t upset Warren Buffett, who's having it his way with the Burger King tax inversion.
Obama Econ Aides Descry Mystery in Workforce Participation Drop
White House advisors point to aging population, cyclical factors and a mysterious third factor, perhaps emanating from the Great Recession, for suppressing employment.
DOL Fiduciary Survey ‘Bogus,’ Advocate Warns Lawmakers
Foes of a revised DOL fiduciary rule are using a survey showing a harmful impact to win senators to their side, an industry official says.
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.
House Passes Legislation to Encourage Charitable Giving
The America Gives More Act would make three expired "tax extenders" permanent and has two other provisions.
DOL Fiduciary Redraft Opposed by 90% of FSI Advisors: FSI Poll
Advisors say the DOL should not redefine fiduciary under ERISA, according to an FSI poll. Most advisors also think the GOP will win the Senate.
Honoring Advisors Who Serve(d): July 4th, 2014
On Fourth of July, ThinkAdvisor continues our tradition of honoring advisors and their partners who served in the U.S. armed forces and sharing their stories.