Mark Cuban, Chris Cox Condemn SEC as ‘Rogue’ Agency
Former SEC chair Chris Cox says "we've got to [stop] people going rogue" in an admission his former agency has exhibited prosecutorial overreach.
Advisors Overwhelmingly Prefer LinkedIn Over Facebook, Twitter
New report from Practical Perspectives finds that 9 in 10 advisors use LinkedIn, far more than any other social media platform.
10 Most Successful YouTube Videos by Financial Firms: Q3
Even stodgy financial firms can produce viral videos playing on patriotism, Peyton Manning or lightening up with an office hip-hop dance.
SEC, FINRA Enforcement: Ticket-Brokering Pump-and-Dump Scheme Halted
Meanwhile, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith was censured and fined by FINRA on two separate issues.
3 Tips to Avoid Social Media Compliance Problems
No matter what social media platform advisors use, here are some important tips for staying compliant.
9 Reasons Why Alan Greenspan Is Wrong About Everything
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently laid out nine reasons the economy stinks. Here’s why he’s wrong, according to New York Life’s John Kim.
Seeing the Glamorous Side of Finance
Virginia Postrel reflects on financial advice and visual persuasion.
Top 12 Tech Trends Impacting Advisors: Mary Meeker
Analyst Mary Meeker draws attention to everything from social media to cybersecurity in her latest talk.
Where Edward Jones Is Tapping Talent
The brokerage has revamped its recruiting strategy—with dramatic results.
SEC Moves to Block $40M YouTube-Based Ponzi Scheme
Investors put money into "virtual concierge machines," which were supposed to operate like ATMs and be placed nationwide.