Industry http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23611/more en As Women Earn More, Fund Managers Buy Shares of U.S. Daycare Company http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/women-earn-more-fund-managers-buy-shares-us-daycare-company <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fund ownership of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. swelled 21 percent in the most recently reported quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. fund managers are finding a lot to like about finger-painting and naptime. Fund ownership of Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc, the only publicly traded daycare company in the United States, swelled 21 percent in the most recently reported quarter according to fund tracker Morningstar.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/women-earn-more-fund-managers-buy-shares-us-daycare-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/alternative-investments/women-earn-more-fund-managers-buy-shares-us-daycare-company#comments Alternative Investments Industry Equities Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 658461 at http://wealthmanagement.com U.S. Brokerages Score Victory as Watchdog Guts Bonus Disclosure Plan http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-brokerages-score-victory-watchdog-guts-bonus-disclosure-plan <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. securities brokerages scored a victory on Friday as their industry-funded watchdog scrapped a plan that would have required job-switching brokers to disclose signing bonuses to clients. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-brokerages-score-victory-watchdog-guts-bonus-disclosure-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/us-brokerages-score-victory-watchdog-guts-bonus-disclosure-plan#comments Industry Legal Wirehouse Regulation & Compliance Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:41:00 +0000 659211 at http://wealthmanagement.com Throwback Thursday: 10 Brokerages Gone Bust http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/throwback-thursday-10-brokerages-gone-bust <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we look at 10 of the best-known old school brokerages and what remnants remain within the four major powerhouse firms that eventually took their place.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/throwback-thursday-10-brokerages-gone-bust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/throwback-thursday-10-brokerages-gone-bust#comments Industry Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:54:00 +0000 653701 at http://wealthmanagement.com Seven Charts That Explain Today's Billionaires http://wealthmanagement.com/third-party-research/seven-charts-explain-todays-billionaires <div class="node-body article-body">Those with a net worth of more than $1 billion now control over 4 percent of the world's wealth. Here are seven charts that explain who these ultra wealthy are and where they came from. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/third-party-research/seven-charts-explain-todays-billionaires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/third-party-research/seven-charts-explain-todays-billionaires#comments Industry Third-Party Research Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:00 +0000 656791 at http://wealthmanagement.com Calpers Dumps Hedge Funds Citing Cost, to Pull $4 Billion Stake http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/calpers-dumps-hedge-funds-citing-cost-pull-4-billion-stake <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Calpers offers benefits to roughly 1.6 million current and retired police officers, fire fighters and other public employees </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The California Public Employees' Retirement System, the largest U.S. pension fund, said on Monday that it will pull all $4 billion it has invested in hedge funds because it finds them too costly and complicated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/calpers-dumps-hedge-funds-citing-cost-pull-4-billion-stake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/calpers-dumps-hedge-funds-citing-cost-pull-4-billion-stake#comments Alternative Investments Industry Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:05:00 +0000 655201 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Max Whittaker, Getty Images SIFMA, Super Salesman http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/sifma-super-salesman <div class="field-deck"> Let's be clear what the SIFMA Standard is not. It is not tinkering at the edges of fiduciary practices to accommodate minor deviations for brokers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Let's be clear what the SIFMA Standard is not. It is not tinkering at the edges of fiduciary practices to accommodate minor deviations for brokers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/sifma-super-salesman" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/sifma-super-salesman#comments Industry Commentary Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:42:00 +0000 653301 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Knut A. Rostad, Regulator and Compliance Officer, Rembert Pendleton Jackson</p> Whistleblowers and 'Little White Lies' http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/whistleblowers-and-little-white-lies <div class="node-body article-body">Typically, one in 20 of settlements against corporate offenders is precipitated by a whistleblower, not a regulator. That begs the question – who are these defenders of the common good and how has the whistleblowing process changed?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/whistleblowers-and-little-white-lies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/legal/whistleblowers-and-little-white-lies#comments Industry Legal Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 653281 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Jeff Spears, Founder and CEO, Sanctuary Wealth Services</p> Invest in Your Health to Secure Retirement Wealth http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/invest-your-health-secure-retirement-wealth <div class="node-body blog-body">A new study by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave shows that over half of retirees had to retire earlier than planned because of health problems—one in three because of health problems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/advisor-intelligence">Advisor Intelligence </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/invest-your-health-secure-retirement-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/invest-your-health-secure-retirement-wealth#comments Blogs Industry Third-Party Research Advisor Intelligence Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:22:00 +0000 652141 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images</p> Morgan Stanley shrinks managed mutual fund program http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/morgan-stanley-shrinks-managed-mutual-fund-program <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Brokers left to explain consolidation, changes to clients </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Morgan Stanley is phasing out a program that lets them choose among more than 300 actively managed mutual funds for their investments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/morgan-stanley-shrinks-managed-mutual-fund-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/wirehouse/morgan-stanley-shrinks-managed-mutual-fund-program#comments Industry Wirehouse Mutual Funds Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:18:00 +0000 652131 at http://wealthmanagement.com Blurred Lines for Brokers, Bankers Create Supervision Worries http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blurred-lines-brokers-bankers-create-supervision-worries <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="field-deck"> Banks are expected to increase their wealth management assets overall to $7.5 trillion by 2018 from $5.8 trillion through their bank-affiliated brokerages and other operations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Banks are putting more brokers in the empty spaces of their branches, raising some potential problems as they work more independently from their day-to-day brokerage supervisors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blurred-lines-brokers-bankers-create-supervision-worries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blurred-lines-brokers-bankers-create-supervision-worries#comments Industry Regulation & Compliance Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:22:00 +0000 647741 at http://wealthmanagement.com Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock