Research Magazine-December 2012

Issue Gallery ›

  • Commonwealth Outlines ‘Glide Path’ at Meeting

    Janet Levaux

    Gathered at their national conference in San Antonio in early November, Commonwealth Financial executives said they plan to give financial advisors more official options in how they do business with the independent broker-dealer, starting in the second quarter of 2013.

  • RIA Embrace of ETFs Seen

    Ron DeLegge

    More registered investment advisors are adopting ETFs in client portfolios, according to a new Invesco study.

  • Hennessy Absorbs FBR

    Janet Levaux

    Novato, Calif.-based Hennessy Advisors wrapped up its acquisition of assets from 10 fund products of FBR Funds.

  • Do You Have What You Need?

    Robert Tyndall

    One of many moving stories of Hurricane Sandy involved a family in an affluent area of New York awakened by the rush of water into their home.

  • Holiday Card Crisis

    Bill Miller

    I dont know about you, but nothing gives me a warmer, fuzzier holiday feeling than knowing I am a key cog in hundreds of marketing plans across the continent.

  • Can China Regain Its Edge?

    Ron DeLegge

    When the financial crisis struck the U.S., China gloated over the failure of the Wests free market system. But five years later, Chinathe worlds growth engineis stalling.

  • Hidden Inflation

    Alexei Bayer

    Inflation in the United States has been remarkably low, despite a lethal combination of extremely loose monetary policy and trillion-dollar annual budget deficits, which apparently have become a new normal.

  • Raymond James Hosts Women’s Symposium

    Janet Levaux

    CEO Paul Reilly explained how the integration of Morgan Keegan is making Raymond James a better firm than top brass anticipated during the final session of the firms 18th annual Womens Symposium.

  • Growth Path


    Steady improvements in job numbers and home values should help boost consumer spending, analysts say.

  • Q3’12 Earnings

    Janet Levaux

    Bank of America had net income of $340 million, or $0.00 per share, in the third quarter, compared to $6.2 billion, or $0.56 per share, in the year-ago quarter.

  • Market Neutral ETF Debuts

    Ron DeLegge

    IndexIQ introduced the the IQ Hedge Market Neutral Tracker ETF (QMN) in October. QMN is designed to offer investors liquid, transparent market neutral hedge fund exposure

ThinkAdvisor Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.