Want a Good Year for Stocks? Root for the Falcons in the Super Bowl
AFC Super Bowl wins — particularly when the Patriots play — seem to portend worse stock market years, according to LPL's Ryan Detrick.
How to Build a $1 Billion Business: Ron Carson's Recipe for Growth
Firms that focus on vision, strategies, talent and technology can grow substantially despite disruption in the industry, says Carson.
Are Your Self-Employed Clients Preparing for Retirement?
Setting your own hours means setting up your own retirement, something many workers aren’t doing, according to a new study.
FINRA Expels BD, Bars CEO for Fraudulent Muni Bond Sales
Robert Lawson transferred millions of dollars from a deceased client's trust to hide bond borrowers' poor financial condition.
Why Advisors Should Act Like Fiduciaries With or Without DOL Rule
It's what their clients expect now, according to a panel of investment consultants at the TD Ameritrade annual LINC conference.
Senators Ask Wells Fargo CEO to Explain Alleged Fraud Cover-Up
Six members of the Senate Banking Committee are inquiring about reports that the bank shredded and forged documents to hide fraud.
New Tech Scam Warning Shows How Vulnerable We Are
Clients — or advisors themselves — might fall prey to a new, clever telephone fraud.
Study Finds Parent-Child Disconnect on Discussing Estate Plans
Fidelity has introduced an online tool to facilitate the estate planning process.
Robo Clearing Firm Apex Taps Envestnet's Fiske to Head Retail Ops
Ron Fiske joins Apex, which clears for robo-advisors like Betterment, from Envestnet and will head its retail operations.
Betterment Now Offers Human Advice, Restructures Fees
The largest independent robo-advisor now offers 3 services: digital, digital plus and premium.