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  • Jun 10, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Investors Welcome

    The United States and Korea are the most investor-friendly markets in the world, while China is the least investor-friendly market, according to a report released by Morningstar Tuesday....More
  • Jun 9, 2015
    blog

    Millennials Not Worth the Effort Yet

    The industry seems obsessed these days with capturing millennial clients. But developing a focused strategy to attract these young clients is not that important just yet....More
  • Jun 9, 2015
    blog

    Aging, Old-School Advisors Bad for Business Growth

    Looking to grow? Improve the odds by avoiding older advisors with a high portion of their business still sunk in commissions and serving smaller households....More
  • Jun 9, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    What's In Your Portfolio?

    Capital One Sharebuilder rebranded on Monday as Capital One Investing, merging its online brokerage and advisory practice divisions...More
  • Jun 8, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Smart Beta Critics “Supping on Thin Gruel”

    Critics of factor investing, and there are many, often claim the results of back-tested studies used to prove the worth of strategies built around a stock’s momentum, size or value are really just “mining the data” to make their point....More
  • Jun 5, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    What Can Investors Learn From The NFL Draft?

    The best companies don’t always make the best stocks for investors, yet many overconfident managers will pay full price for them. Savvy managers go against the grain, and pick up neglected names that will perform better over time....More
  • Jun 4, 2015
    blog

    The 'Game Has Changed': Candid Comments on the Reality of DOL Fiduciary Fight

    The financial services industry needs to accept the reality of the Department of Labor's fiduciary proposal and move onto figuring out how to live with it, advisors and industry trade associations said at Pershing INSITE 2015....More
  • Jun 4, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Bill Gross on Display

    Artifacts, like fuzzy dice and Beanie Babies from Bill Gross' desk, will be part of an exhibit called “American Enterprise,” according to The Washington Post....More
  • Jun 4, 2015
    blog

    SEC Warns Investors About Advisors Boasting Fake Credentials

    The SEC released a new warning to investors after two new cases of advisors faking credentials to gain investors' trust....More
  • Jun 3, 2015
    blog

    SIFMA: DOL Fiduciary Proposal “Unworkable”

    SIFMA reiterated its opposition to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary proposal on Wednesday, calling the proposed restrictions “unworkable.”...More
  • Jun 3, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    The Google Robo-Advisor?

    The hottest areas of fintech are mobile payments and security, but there is still speculation that Google is interesting in getting into the robo-advisor game....More
  • Jun 2, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    FINRA Marketing BrokerCheck

    Many investors don’t know what the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s BrokerCheck website is, but that’s about to change....More
  • Jun 1, 2015
    blog

    The Fund Industry May Have a Bigger Women Problem

    Women are underrepresented in the U.S. fund industry, yet more diverse management teams tend to outperform, a new Morningstar report finds....More
  • Jun 1, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    El Niño: Good for Commodities?

    El Niño has arrived, and experts say there’s a 90 percent chance it will last through the summer. And that could be good for commodities, says Jodie Gunzberg, global head of commodity indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices....More
  • May 29, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    CEOs That Blame Others See Stock Prices Decline

    Companies that take the blame for their poor performance tend to see an eventual boost in their stock price, while those that blame third parties experience the opposite, according to a new study by the University of Missouri....More
  • May 28, 2015
    blog

    FINRA Checking Up on Advisors' Lifestyles

    If your paycheck is wildly out of whack with your lifestyle, your firm’s compliance department and regulators may come knocking....More
  • May 28, 2015
    blog

    Next Regulators Will Be Asking to See Text Messages

    Examiners regularly ask to see email and website records, but that's about to change. Smarsh's CEO predicts in just a few years, reviews of text messages could be commonplace....More
  • May 28, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    Managers Who No Longer Eat Their Own Cooking

    It can be reassuring when an investment manager has skin in the game—putting their own money into the fund they’re managing. Likewise, it is disconcerting to discover they pulled their money out....More
  • May 27, 2015
    The Daily Brief

    What TV Can Teach Us About Managing Wealth

    From Downton Abbey and Game of Thrones to Grey's Anatomy, the plots of multiple popular shows are dealing with real-life financial and family planning issues....More

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