Industry http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/23611/more en DOL Moves Industry Closer to Harmonization http://wealthmanagement.com/news/dol-moves-industry-closer-harmonization <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Labor’s recently released fiduciary proposal is seen as first step toward an industry standard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/news/dol-moves-industry-closer-harmonization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/news/dol-moves-industry-closer-harmonization#comments Industry News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:00:00 +0000 838811 at http://wealthmanagement.com Cantor Fitzgerald Wealth Boss Stan Gregor to Exit - Report http://wealthmanagement.com/people/cantor-fitzgerald-wealth-boss-stan-gregor-exit-report <div class="node-body article-body">Stan Gregor, a private banker hired almost two years ago to create a wealth management business for Wall Street trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald &amp; Co., is leaving.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/people/cantor-fitzgerald-wealth-boss-stan-gregor-exit-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/people/cantor-fitzgerald-wealth-boss-stan-gregor-exit-report#comments Industry People Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 837911 at http://wealthmanagement.com British Advisor Attrition Slows http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/british-advisor-attrition-slows <div class="node-body blog-body">Financial adviser numbers have stabilized in the United Kingdom after five years of sharp decline, according to a report from the Association of Professional Financial Advisers (APFA).</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/british-advisor-attrition-slows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/british-advisor-attrition-slows#comments Industry People Blogs Strategies ETFs The Daily Brief Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 837711 at http://wealthmanagement.com BlackRock 1st-Quarter Fund Flows Jump; To Beef Up Quantitative Equity Team http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blackrock-1st-quarter-fund-flows-jump-beef-quantitative-equity-team <div class="field-byline"> Jessica Toonkel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BlackRock Inc said on Thursday it plans to beef up its quantitative investing team as the sector continued to outperform peers and reported its actively managed equity funds recorded the first inflows since 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blackrock-1st-quarter-fund-flows-jump-beef-quantitative-equity-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/blackrock-1st-quarter-fund-flows-jump-beef-quantitative-equity-team#comments Industry ETFs Asset Management Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:36:00 +0000 837181 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Andrew Burton, Getty Images Saft on Wealth: GE Points Way for 'Too Big to Fail' Peers http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/saft-wealth-ge-points-way-too-big-fail-peers <div class="field-byline"> James Saft </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If shedding its financing arm did wonders for General Electric's stock price, maybe too-big-to-fail bank peers like Citibank and JP Morgan should consider similar moves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/saft-wealth-ge-points-way-too-big-fail-peers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/saft-wealth-ge-points-way-too-big-fail-peers#comments Industry Markets Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:41:00 +0000 836761 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Chris Hondros, Getty Images Struggles After the Shield http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/struggles-after-shield <div class="node-body blog-body">How are former NFL players faring with their finances post-retirement? According to a study that collected court filing data of about 2,000 retired players drafted between 1996 and 2003, a total of one in six players declare bankruptcy within 12 years of retirement. </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/struggles-after-shield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/struggles-after-shield#comments Industry Taxes Blogs Business Planning Strategies Equities Retirement Planning The Daily Brief Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 836641 at http://wealthmanagement.com Regulators Concerned B/Ds Recommending Unsuitable Products to Seniors http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/regulators-concerned-bds-recommending-unsuitable-products-seniors <div class="node-body article-body">With seniors more dependent than ever on their investments for retirement, regulators examined firms, only to find a number of broker/dealers may have recommended unsuitable products and not adequately disclosed risks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/regulators-concerned-bds-recommending-unsuitable-products-seniors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/regulators-concerned-bds-recommending-unsuitable-products-seniors#comments Industry Strategies Third-Party Research Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:03:00 +0000 836741 at http://wealthmanagement.com Charles Schwab Q1 Profit Down 7 Percent on Higher Costs, Fewer Trades http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/charles-schwab-q1-profit-down-7-percent-higher-costs-fewer-trades <div class="node-body article-body">Charles Schwab Corp, a pioneer discount stock brokerage, said its first-quarter net income fell 7 percent from the year-earlier period to $302 million on slower client trading activity and higher spending focused largely on its new robo-adviser offering, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/charles-schwab-q1-profit-down-7-percent-higher-costs-fewer-trades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/charles-schwab-q1-profit-down-7-percent-higher-costs-fewer-trades#comments Industry Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:27:00 +0000 836371 at http://wealthmanagement.com Copyright Darren McCollester, Getty Images Women Retire Poorer http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-retire-poorer <div class="node-body blog-body">RIAs need to view technology as an investment, not a cost, according to the RIA in a Box Compliance Blog. And those firms that are aggressive in adopting new technologies are also the ones that grow the fastest.</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/women-retire-poorer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/women-retire-poorer#comments Industry RIAs Blogs Business Planning Strategies Philanthropy Careers The Daily Brief Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:00:00 +0000 835881 at http://wealthmanagement.com DOL Releases Rule Aimed at Curbing Advisor Conflicts http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-releases-rule-aimed-curbing-advisor-conflicts <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The public got its first look Tuesday at the Department of Labor&rsquo;s long-awaited proposed fiduciary rule, which included several exemptions designed to protect investors while providing flexibility to financial advisors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-releases-rule-aimed-curbing-advisor-conflicts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/dol-releases-rule-aimed-curbing-advisor-conflicts#comments Industry Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:33:00 +0000 835901 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/site-files/wealthmanagement.com/files/uploads/2015/02/conflictsofinterestproposedrule.pdf" target="_blank">Click to read the full proposed rule</a></p>