Crossing Paths: The 2013 IA 25
With Investment Advisor's 11th annual list of the most influential individuals in and around the advisor business, we decided to do something different.
Obama’s Associate Counsel Small Named SEC General Counsel
The SEC announced Tuesday that Anne Small, President Obama’s special assistant and associate counsel, has been named general counsel of the agency.
Top 10 Richest Colleges for 2012—The Biggest Endowments
After a big year in 2011, these 10 colleges’ funds rose at a much slower rate last year.
Managed Futures: Strategy or Asset Class?
My answer to investment professionals, who probably won't be satisfied, is that managed futures are both.
IRS’ Top 10 Richest Nonprofit Charities
More than 315,000 nonprofit charities reported nearly $2.5 trillion in assets for tax year 2008, according to the IRS, with universities and large hospitals dominating the top 10.
Milevsky: What Is a Proper Spending Rate in Retirement?
Professor Irving Fisher, whose reputation as a great economic scholar was shattered by the Great Depression, developed a unique equation to predict one's spending rate in retirement.
At Bogle Event, Musings on Profit Motive, Fiduciary Responsibility
“I’ve done the best I could to build a better world for investors,” said John Bogle at an event honoring his legacy, with multiple luminaries of the investing and academic world gathered to add their congratulations on his efforts over the years.
My Lunch with Professor Menahem Yaari
Menahem Yaari is an emeritus professor of economics at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and past president of the Israeli Academy of Sciences. He retired from active teaching over a decade ago, but continues to lecture widely and address scholarly conferences around the world. Amongst his many accomplishments and honors, he...
Are You Part of ‘One of the Greatest Scams of Our Time?’
An author slams investment advisory firms, calling their services “one of the greatest scams of our time.”
Top 10 Universities & Liberal Arts Colleges
It’s that time of year: cool, crisp nights; tailgate parties; drunken football fans—and U.S News and World Report’s list of the top colleges and universities in these United States.