Howard Schloss, head of corporate communications and government relations for FINRA and a key figure in lobbying to grant the organization oversight of investment advisers, announced he will leave in September.
Bank of America wants greater collaboration between the bank and the advisor force. Merrill’s head of wealth management says advisors need to manage clients’ total wealth picture—assets and liabilities.
E.F Hutton was one of the most innovative firms in the industry. Veteran Frank Campanale talks about reviving the brand in a changed world and why in some ways the E.F. Hutton of the past isn't the E.F. Hutton of the future.
Artnet has just launched a new art pricing index that it claims will demystify art investing. It covers more ground than the benchmark Mei Moses, but is that a good thing? Art world advisers say successful art investing will continue to resist formulas and equations.
The top articles from the 2014 issues of the Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) Investments & Wealth Monitor demonstrate the range and depth of content IMCA has become well known for providing....More
Our capital market strategists share their vision on the economy, the equity markets, and the fixed-income markets. IMCA has accepted this program for 1 hour of CE credit towards the CIMA®, CIMC® and CPWA® certifications....More
Economic decoupling remains a prominent theme around the globe as we head into 2015. The divergent paths
seen today are a consequence of how individual countries have dealt with credit imbalances that accumulated prior to the global financial crisis. Recovery prospects continue to hinge on the speed, breadth, and quality of these adjustments....More
When it comes to switching firms, advisors must plan their transition carefully. It requires thoughtful planning, a desire to run and grow your business, and unwavering dedication to do what is right for your clients....More
Research shows that while the average age of financial advisors has gone up, the percentage of advisors that don't have a succession plan in place has gone up as well. Why don't more advisors have a plan, and how can the industry better prepare for the future.
The U.S. corporate high yield market has grown from $250 billion to a $2.4 trillion industry. High yield has proven to be a solid asset class for investors, over time producing comparable returns to the S&P 500 with approximately half the volatility....More