Industry http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23611/more en Reformers Win Seats on FINRA Board http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/reformers-win-seats-finra-board <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority&rsquo;s board of governors seats reserved for small and mid-sized firms have been filled with two broker/dealer owners who campaigned to reduce the&nbsp;burdens the regulator&nbsp;places&nbsp;on smaller firms.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/reformers-win-seats-finra-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/reformers-win-seats-finra-board#comments Industry Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:47:00 +0000 955791 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Healthiest Housing Market http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/healthiest-housing-market <div class="node-body blog-body">Boston has the healthiest housing market in the U.S., including the lowest mortgage costs and least number of "precarious" mortgages, in a survey of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas. No award for guessing the least healthiest.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/daily-brief">The Daily Brief</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/healthiest-housing-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/healthiest-housing-market#comments Industry Blogs Client Relations Real Estate Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:00:00 +0000 954831 at http://wealthmanagement.com Alts Are Useful, But Hedge Funds Too Expensive: CIO Panel http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alts-are-useful-hedge-funds-too-expensive-cio-panel <div class="node-body article-body">Alternative asset managers should make amends for underperforming during the financial crisis by examining their fee structure, according to a panel of investment officers at a recent forum hosted by UBS. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alts-are-useful-hedge-funds-too-expensive-cio-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/alts-are-useful-hedge-funds-too-expensive-cio-panel#comments Industry Alternative Investments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:13:00 +0000 954931 at http://wealthmanagement.com adrian825/iStock/Thinkstock U.S. SEC's Hawke, Head of Market Abuse Unit, to Depart Agency http://wealthmanagement.com/people/us-secs-hawke-head-market-abuse-unit-depart-agency <div class="field-byline"> Sarah N. Lynch </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Daniel Hawke, a 16-year veteran at the Securities and Exchange Commission who helped lead major high-profile enforcement cases against stock exchanges and brokerages, is planning to leave the agency in August, the SEC announced on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/people/us-secs-hawke-head-market-abuse-unit-depart-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/people/us-secs-hawke-head-market-abuse-unit-depart-agency#comments Industry People Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:56:00 +0000 954841 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Court Refuses to Second Guess CFP Enforcement Policies http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/court-refuses-second-guess-cfp-enforcement-policies <div class="node-body article-body">A federal judge refused to second guess the CFP Board’s handling of the enforcement action against Jeff and Kim Camarda, saying in a recently unsealed opinion that the advisors had failed to show the organization was motivated by “bad faith or ill will” in its discipline procedures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/court-refuses-second-guess-cfp-enforcement-policies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/court-refuses-second-guess-cfp-enforcement-policies#comments Industry Legal Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:06:00 +0000 953871 at http://wealthmanagement.com American Realty Capital Properties Rebrands to VEREIT http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/american-realty-capital-properties-rebrands-vereit <div class="node-body article-body">American Realty Capital Properties, the non-traded REIT sponsor mired by troubles last year related to a $23 million accounting error, has changed its name to VEREIT. The new name comes from the word “veritas”—the Latin word for “truth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/american-realty-capital-properties-rebrands-vereit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/american-realty-capital-properties-rebrands-vereit#comments Industry Real Estate Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:53:00 +0000 953751 at http://wealthmanagement.com Investors Trust Uber Drivers More Than Brokers http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investors-trust-uber-drivers-more-brokers <div class="node-body blog-body"> A new survey found that U.S. investors trust brokers less than Uber drivers and lawyers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-advisor">Intelligent Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investors-trust-uber-drivers-more-brokers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/investors-trust-uber-drivers-more-brokers#comments Industry Intelligent Advisor Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:47:00 +0000 953771 at http://wealthmanagement.com Eleven Long-Running Celebrity Estate Battles http://wealthmanagement.com/estate-planning/eleven-long-running-celebrity-estate-battles <div class="node-body gallery-body">Poor estate planning often leads to bitter fighting that can last years. Here are 11 high-profile examples of long-running estate conflicts, many of which could have been avoided with a little foresight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/estate-planning/eleven-long-running-celebrity-estate-battles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/estate-planning/eleven-long-running-celebrity-estate-battles#comments Industry Estate Planning High Net Worth Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:39:00 +0000 952691 at http://wealthmanagement.com Goldman Sachs Unit Must Pay $1.8 Million For Reporting Failures - FINRA http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/goldman-sachs-unit-must-pay-18-million-reporting-failures-finra <div class="node-body article-body">A Goldman Sachs Group Inc unit must pay $1.8 million for not reporting "substantial" details about its alternative trading system orders to a system that tracks that information, as well as other lapses, Wall Street's industry-funded watchdog said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/goldman-sachs-unit-must-pay-18-million-reporting-failures-finra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/goldman-sachs-unit-must-pay-18-million-reporting-failures-finra#comments Industry Legal Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 952651 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images Ballers Episode 6 Recap: It’s Never That Easy http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy <div class="node-body blog-body">On the latest installment of HBO’s Ballers, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s Spencer Strassmore is called in to clean up several players’ messes—raising the question: how do you juggle needy clients? (Warning, spoilers ahead.)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/intelligent-advisor">Intelligent Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/ballers-episode-6-recap-it-s-never-easy#comments Industry Blogs Client Relations Intelligent Advisor Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 952631 at http://wealthmanagement.com