Earlier this month, advisors were piling into Denver for Schwab Impact — remember Schwab Impact?
Followed by a month of falling energy prices, ever-earlier holiday shopping madness and rage against Uber — from its bad-boy CEO to its threats to dig up dirt on critical journalists to its questionable naming ideas for internal tools — the gathering seems like a long-ago summer soiree.
Meanwhile, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved a controversial new form of ETF, a Twitter exec had something of an Anthony Weiner moment and Barry Ritholtz had a sense of irony.
On Schwab Impact:
— Tom Lydon (@TomLydon) November 4, 2014
Investors see advisors as a middle aged white man, “they don’t know who you are.” But isn’t the average FA exactly that? #SchwabIMPACT
— Diana Britton (@Diana_Britton) November 5, 2014
— Schwab4RIAs (@Schwab4RIAs) November 5, 2014
On General Economic Topics:
— Alex Kaplan (@alexskaplan) November 4, 2014
Apple’s market cap is now $665 billion or three New York City apartments.
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) November 14, 2014
@davidgaffen Next step: opaque ETFs that invest in other opaque ETFs.
— Dan Wilchins (@danwilchins) November 7, 2014
“The Karl Marx Credit Card – When You’re Short of Kapital” http://t.co/4hIuwqXk0a $$
— Barry Ritholtz (@ritholtz) November 26, 2014
If you’re naming internal tools to spy on customers “God View,” there might be a slight hint of sociopathy embedded in your business model.
— Daniel Gross (@grossdm) November 19, 2014
Looks like Twitter’s CFO just had the first-ever M&A DM fail. pic.twitter.com/AuLxVOBJED
— Kevin Roose (@kevinroose) November 24, 2014
Remember – as goes Black Friday, so goes absolutely nothing else.
— Downtown Josh Brown (@ReformedBroker) November 30, 2014
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