Our Human Capital Disaster
It may not be news that the advisor community is facing a labor shortage just as demand for professional advice is peaking. What is news is the scale of that shortage, and three overlooked trends are already playing out with the potential to make that shortage a catastrophe.
Brazil’s World Cup Does Not Runneth Over
Playing host to a very expensive sporting event has only highlighted civil unrest.
RCS, Schorsch Jump Into Crowdfunding
The real estate group plans to build the platform, We R Crowdfunding, with assets it's acquiring from Trupoly. Is this a savvy move for RCAP?
As Population Ages, It’s Not Your Grandma’s ‘65 and Older’
Census data show big changes among the 65-and-older set in Internet usage, causes of death and a rise in the older dependency ratio.
Kenya’s Eurobond, Rwanda’s ‘Enthusiasm’ Seen as Big Investment Opportunities
Portfolio manager Peter Thoms says that young Rwandans are "determined to make something of their country" and that Kenya is aching for foreign cash.
World’s 30 Best Cities to Work and Live: PWC
PWC ranked 30 global cities on measures like ease of doing business, cost, economic clout, innovation, health and safety.
Trends Point to Growth & Stability
Developed nations are showing renewed signs of stability in output growth and employment, according to recent data from the International Monetary Fund. Meanwhile, the emerging markets of the world have hit an important milestone: Their combined gross domestic product now represents more than 50% of global production, a recent IMF...
Emerging Markets Dominate Global GDP
Portfolios have not caught up with this shift, says analyst Jan Dehn of Ashmore.
Climate Change Grabs Savvy Investors’ Attention
When the U.N. released its latest report on the impact of climate change, smart investors took note and considered the ramifications for their strategies.
New Hire Roundup: Global X Names Berruga COO, Lynch Senior Compliance Officer
Also, Joseph Cusick, formerly of optionsXpress, joined MoneyBlock, and Robert Litterman was named Commonfund's new board chairman.