2015 Broker-Dealers of the Year: Prospera's David Stringer on the Value of a Niche IBD
The leader of the Broker-Dealer of the Year in Division I--David Stringer--explains how Prospera's commitment to customer service benefits reps.
Morningstar: Jason Turner Helps Great Lakes Set Expectations
Chicago firm follows SRI principles to find “good corporate actors” that make good investments.
Morningstar: Steve Wruble of RiskX on Timelines and Risk
Investment firm looks no more than 90 days out as it considers tactics and strategy.
Morningstar: GuideStone's Duggan on Religious-Based Investing
Christian-screened funds can stand on their own as investments, CIO Ron Duggard of GuideStone argues, plus "everyone screens" in some way.
Morningstar: Evermore Global's Marcus on Opportunities in Europe
Evermore Global Advisors' David Marcus says "we're pure opportunists" who are heavily invested in Europe because "that's where the opportunities are."
Morningstar: Hennessy Funds' Brian Peery on Mid Caps
The manager of Hennessy Funds' Cornerstone Mid Cap 30 Fund describes the fund's screening process, including why he focuses on year-over-year rather than quarterly earnings.
Morningstar: Everplan's Schneiderman on a New Service for Advisors' Clients
Abby Schneiderman announces an advisor version of Everplans.com, which helps people "get together all the important information that their families need if something happens to them."
Morningstar: Matt Lynch on How Vendors Can Best Serve Advisors
Strategies and Resources' Matt Lynch worries there's "at least one too many intermediaries" in the vendor-advisor supply chain.
Morningstar: Vanguard's Yones on Dealing With 'Product Inundation'
Doug Yones speaks of how advisors can deal with "product inundation," how to conduct due diligence on those products, and how advisors can counteract "home market bias" to "truly diversify" client holdings internationally.
Morningstar: SSGA's Mazza on ETF Innovation
With so many available funds, is innovation in the ETF space over? Dave Mazza of State Street answers the question.