With the recent troubles surrounding RCS Capital (RCAP) and its sister company American Realty Capital Properties, many advisors at RCAP broker/dealers are questioning the stability of their parent company.
In his latest investment outlook, Bill Gross, portfolio manager at Janus Capital Group, tells bond investors how they can stay out of the doghouse, so to speak, when it comes to negative interest rates around the world....More
Whatever your feelings about Obama’s recent turn toward progressive economic populism, the speech did focus the public’s attention on the possibility of conflicted advice when it comes to individual retirement accounts (IRAs), even if many still have only a faint idea of the issues at play....More
REP. recently surveyed almost 750 advisors across all channels about their views on rep as portfolio manager platforms as part of its 2014 Advisor Trend Monitor Survey series. Here’s what they had to say....More
American Realty Capital Properties, the real estate investment trust, said on Friday that it would post results for the first three quarters of 2014 on Monday, March 2, meeting the timeline it set when it announced in October that it had found accounting errors....More
Now that active and passive strategies have learned to co-exist, investors need to know which active approaches truly deliver what is promised. Metrics like active share have become even more important, given the proliferation of strategies available....More
The following words may pop into your head when you think about life settlements: Confusing. Privacy concerns. Questionably legal. Unregulated. Or just plain creepy. Some of these ideas about life settlements stem from real concerns, while others are based on misconceptions or outdated information....More
Top financial advisors like you are continually looking for ways to protect and strengthen their practice. Attend our webinar to learn about four best-practice pillars for building a solid foundation for your practice....More