What Color Is Your Salamander?
I used to love the old L.A. Law TV series (which aired 1986 to ‘94) because it humanized lawyers and showed that even though people can be deeply flawed, we can, on occasion, still be heart-wrenchingly kind.
FINRA Creates Investor Issues Committee
The committee will advise senior FINRA staffers on proposed rulemaking and policy initiatives. Barbara Roper is one member.
The Best of Both Worlds: Active and Passive Investing
Passive investing is predicated upon the efficient markets hypothesis that it is impossible to “beat the market” over time except by being lucky. In reality, however, there is an abundance of evidence that markets are less than perfectly efficient.
Ivy League All-Star Investment Team: At Point Guard, Jeremy Lin
Consider: If advisors act as asset allocation point guards for their clients, which Ivy Leaguers would you want on your team?
American Beacon Hosts Its First Annual Investment Forum
American Beacon Advisors showed off its broad range of funding strategies and sub-advisors, and held a lively panel discussion on investment opportunities at its Oversight 360? First Annual Investment Forum on June 16, in New York.
Thirty for Thirty
We present for your consideration 30 individuals who over the past 30 years--the period in which Investment Advisor has been serving independent and independent-minded advisors--have...
Nobel Laureates Call for Fiduciary Standard
A group of American luminaries, including Nobel Laureates, top academics, economists and financial industry statespersons calls for the fiduciary standard in financial reforms.
THE REPUTATION FACTOR
Reputation counts for much in money management--nowhere more so than in the hedge fund industry. Everyone understands this, although exactly how reputation influences investing strategies...
Nowhere to run; nowhere to hide. In the midst of the current economic calamity it is hard to tell if we are still at the...
The Money Factory
Buying manufacturing stocks isn't at the top of many investors' to-do lists these days. With Detroit in seemingly permanent decline, and the manufacturing workforce facing non-stop...