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  • Sep 4, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Should Institutional Investors Buy ETFs?

    Many of the investment innovations cooked up for big institutional players (think pensions, endowments, insurance companies) eventually roll down to the retail channel; consider liabilities-based investing, liquid alternatives and derivatives, etc… But what if it should really be the other way around?...More
  • Sep 3, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    New Website Teaches 529 Plans

    September is known as college savings month, and Ascensus College Savings, a 529 plan provider, is marking the occasion by launching Learn529.com, a website to educate families about college savings plans....More
  • Sep 2, 2015

    Buyer Beware: WhatsApp Used in Recent Scam

    Regulator warns stock recommendations sent through the popular WhatsApp messaging app are likely part of a recent pump-and-dump scam....More
  • Sep 2, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Robo Reliance

    In a recent survey of 134 independent financial advisors, 60 percent said they would trust a so-called robo-advisor to help manage and oversee client assets....More
  • Sep 1, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    SEC Warns Brokers on Structured Notes 1

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is warning broker/dealers that their guardrails around selling so-called structured notes are severely lacking....More
  • Aug 31, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Creative Investments

    Before you tell clients to toss their father’s watch or their grandfather’s decoy duck collection, advisors should double check that collection isn’t a valuable investment....More
  • Aug 28, 2015

    TD Ameritrade Rings in #FiduciaryFriday

    TD Ameritrade celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 by ringing in the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday....More
  • Aug 28, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Feel Like a Woman

    An online investment platform focused specifically on women launched on Thursday....More

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