Industry http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23611/more en U.S. Regulators Seek Information on Asset Managers' Risks http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/us-regulators-seek-information-asset-managers-risks <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. financial risk council on Thursday requested information on asset managers' key risks as part of an attempt to determine whether the industry poses a threat to markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/us-regulators-seek-information-asset-managers-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/us-regulators-seek-information-asset-managers-risks#comments Industry Regulation & Compliance Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:55:00 +0000 735041 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Regulators want information about asset managers&#39; liquidity, leverage, and how they could be resolved if they were to fail.</p> Copyright Alex Wong, Getty Images Editor's Letter: January 2015 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2015 <div class="field-deck"> “Shades of Bionic” </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When we thought about this month’s cover story, the idea was to show the beating heart inside some of the so-called robo-advisors, online asset allocation tools that use algorithms and funds to create tailored low-cost investment portfolios. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-january-2015#comments Industry Commentary Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 731671 at http://wealthmanagement.com Meet Your Robo Advisor http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/meet-your-robo-advisor <div class="node-body article-body">There is a beating heart inside the new automated investment platforms roiling the industry, and a new career path for younger financial advisors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/meet-your-robo-advisor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/meet-your-robo-advisor#comments Industry Technology Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:05:00 +0000 730151 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Does he look like a robot to you?</p> Photo by Kelly Photography The Daily Brief: The Case Against Technology in Investing http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-case-against-technology-investing <div class="node-body blog-body">Anyone with a computer and an E-Trade account can trade stocks these days, but is that actually a good thing? Cullen Roche, the founder of Orcam Financial Group, argues that technology is adding to the "get rich quick" mentality of investors, who are ignoring the long-term.</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/daily-brief-case-against-technology-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-case-against-technology-investing#comments Industry Markets Technology Blogs The Daily Brief Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 732991 at http://wealthmanagement.com Seen, Heard and Tweeted at the Peak Advisor Alliance Excell Meeting http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/seen-heard-and-tweeted-peak-advisor-alliance-excell-meeting <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A community of elite advisors and allied institutions gathered this fall for the 27th Excell Meeting</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/seen-heard-and-tweeted-peak-advisor-alliance-excell-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Industry Tue, 16 Dec 2014 15:20:00 +0000 729341 at http://wealthmanagement.com Survey on Proposed Broker Data Collection Program is Flawed, say Critics http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/survey-proposed-broker-data-collection-program-flawed-say-critics <div class="field-deck"> The issue is too complex and the survey questions were leading, says consumer group. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trade group survey shows investors oppose program to collect broker data, but the issue is too complex and the questions were leading, say critics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/survey-proposed-broker-data-collection-program-flawed-say-critics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/survey-proposed-broker-data-collection-program-flawed-say-critics#comments Industry Regulation & Compliance Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:34:00 +0000 732751 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Daily Brief: A Bullish Anniversary http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-bullish-anniversary <div class="node-body blog-body">Twenty-five years ago Monday, New York sculptor Arturo Di Modica delivered "Charging Bull" to Wall Street, where it became an icon of investment prowess. It was not well received at the time.</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/daily-brief-bullish-anniversary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-bullish-anniversary#comments Industry Markets Blogs ETFs The Daily Brief Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 731941 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images</em></p> Wall Street Scores a Win in Washington, Eyes More Victories http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/wall-street-scores-win-washington-eyes-more-victories <div class="field-byline"> Reuters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five years after President Barack Obama slammed Wall Street "fat cat" bankers, some of the nation's biggest banks this week successfully lobbied Congress to roll back a hotly debated provision in the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/wall-street-scores-win-washington-eyes-more-victories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/wall-street-scores-win-washington-eyes-more-victories#comments Industry Legal Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:39:00 +0000 730521 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Ten Best Business Books of 2014 http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/ten-best-business-books-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">In compiling this list of 10 books of particular interest to finance professionals, there are some titles that couldn’t be ignored. But for the most part, we searched far afield to find lesser-known works that offer fresh comment on the mysteries of finance, leadership and customer service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/ten-best-business-books-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/ten-best-business-books-2014#comments Industry Careers Practice Management Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:10:00 +0000 730311 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Daily Brief: Check Your Credentials http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-check-your-credentials <div class="node-body blog-body">If you're reading this, odds are you aren't the problem, but there are plenty of folks out there posing to be financial advisors and using a wide variety of defunct, outdated or nonexistant credentials to get their hands on other people's money.</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/daily-brief-check-your-credentials" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/daily-brief-check-your-credentials#comments Industry Markets People Blogs The Daily Brief Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:00:00 +0000 730461 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Design Pics/Thinkstock</em></p>