Senate Confirms Jay Clayton as SEC Chairman
Groups press Clayton to prioritize uniform fiduciary rule for brokers and advisors.
UBS Americas to Boost Product Sales as Recruiting Focus Fades
The group, which tops rivals with average fees and commissions, is shifting its strategy, says CFO Kirt Gardner.
Ultra-Long U.S. Bonds Can Absolutely Make Sense: Mnuchin
Treasury to issue refunding plans for April-June; economic growth to stay under 3% this year and next, says Mnuchin.
Trump Weighs Breaking Up Wall Street Banks, Raising U.S. Gas Tax
President says in interview he’s examining revival of 1933 law; top administration officials back return of Glass-Steagall Act.
Who Will Be Hurt by Trump’s Plan to End State & Local Tax Deductions?
They live in high-tax counties in high-tax states that lean heavily Democratic, and they itemize their returns.
Lucky 13? For These SMA Managers, Luck Had Nothing to Do With Their Success
Advisors want managers who stick to their investment process and perform as advertised, regardless of where we are in a market or economic cycle.
Advisory Firms Are at a Growth Crossroads
For years, I have referred to the lifecycle of an advisory firm as “Wonder, Blunder, Thunder and Plunder,” Mark Tibergien writes.
Pimco Liquidates Arnott-Run Smart Beta Fund
The Research Affiliates fund trailed 87% of peers for the past 3 years; assets had fallen to $316 million from $4.2 billion at the peak.
‘No Fee Compression on Our Advisors’: Raymond James CEO
Paul Reilly discusses retention, recruiting efforts and compliance issues during the yearly indie advisor event.
Glory Days Are Over: 4 Tips for Investing in a Low-Return World
Ronald Reagan and Paul Volcker helped plant the seeds for more than 30 years of growth, but many trends are slowing or reversing.