Commentary http://wealthmanagement.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Regulatory Pendulum Gets a Huge Push From Wells Fargo http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/regulatory-pendulum-gets-huge-push-wells-fargo <div class="node-body article-body">Former RBC Wealth Management CEO John Taft cautions lawmakers against using the Wells Fargo scandal to impose more burdensome regulations on financial institutions.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/regulatory-pendulum-gets-huge-push-wells-fargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/regulation-compliance/regulatory-pendulum-gets-huge-push-wells-fargo#comments Industry Commentary Regulation & Compliance Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:20:00 +0000 1336921 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>The former head of RBC Wealth Management cautions against more regulations in the wake of the Wells Fargo scandal.</p> Editor's Letter: September 2016 http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/editors-letter-september-2016 <div class="field-deck"> Election Rhetoric and Trust </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the more interesting things about our recent presidential election is that the traditional political battle lines have not only moved, they’ve been decimated.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/editors-letter-september-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/editors-letter-september-2016#comments Industry Commentary Thu, 01 Sep 2016 10:00:00 +0000 1281861 at http://wealthmanagement.com El-Erian: Yellen Wisely Keeps Fed on a Steady Course http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/el-erian-yellen-wisely-keeps-fed-steady-course <div class="field-byline"> Mohamed A. El-Erian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fed Chair Janet Yellen made no major announcements and produced no major surprises during her Jackson Hole speech on Friday.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/el-erian-yellen-wisely-keeps-fed-steady-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/industry/el-erian-yellen-wisely-keeps-fed-steady-course#comments Industry Markets Commentary Fixed Income Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:16:00 +0000 1298051 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Stay the course.</p> Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images Money-Market Mutual Funds Should Tell the Truth http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/money-market-mutual-funds-should-tell-truth <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg View Editorial Board </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New rules aimed at strengthening money-market mutual funds are causing a minor tempest in financial markets, drawing complaints about unintended consequences.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/money-market-mutual-funds-should-tell-truth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/money-market-mutual-funds-should-tell-truth#comments Commentary Mutual Funds Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:14:00 +0000 1290341 at http://wealthmanagement.com Don’t Avoid the Performance Talk http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/don-t-avoid-performance-talk <div class="field-byline"> Eric Clarke </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eric Clarke believes advisors are doing clients a disservice by avoiding the “performance talk.” In this new series, the Orion CEO speaks with advisors firsthand about how they’re re-prioritizing performance reporting.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/don-t-avoid-performance-talk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/don-t-avoid-performance-talk#comments Technology Client Relations Commentary Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:00:00 +0000 1288481 at http://wealthmanagement.com Market Signals Just Aren't What They Used to Be http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/market-signals-just-arent-what-they-used-be <div class="field-byline"> Conor Sen </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Financial markets are no longer just a barometer. Now they can cause storms.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/market-signals-just-arent-what-they-used-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/mutual-funds/market-signals-just-arent-what-they-used-be#comments Markets Viewpoints Commentary Equities Mutual Funds Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:10:00 +0000 1281841 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Something&#39;s brewing.</p> What About the Advisor’s Best Interest? http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/what-about-advisor-s-best-interest <div class="field-byline"> Todd Clarke </div> <div class="field-deck"> You operate in your client’s best interests every day. You owe it to yourself to ensure that they fit your business model too. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You operate in your client’s best interests every day. You owe it to yourself to ensure that they fit your business model too. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/what-about-advisor-s-best-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/client-relations/what-about-advisor-s-best-interest#comments Industry Client Relations Commentary Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:06:00 +0000 1281731 at http://wealthmanagement.com James Thew/Hemera/Thinkstock El-Erian: The Titanic Risks of the Retirement System http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/el-erian-titanic-risks-retirement-system <div class="field-byline"> Mohamed A. El-Erian </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Urgent change is needed to fix the global retirement system before it suffers the same fate as the "unsinkable" ship the Titanic.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/el-erian-titanic-risks-retirement-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/retirement-planning/el-erian-titanic-risks-retirement-system#comments Commentary Retirement Planning Fri, 12 Aug 2016 13:49:00 +0000 1275561 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>In trials before its maiden voyage.</p> Sure, Invest Like a Billionaire, If You Are One http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/sure-invest-billionaire-if-you-are-one <div class="field-byline"> Barry Ritholtz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Maybe you shouldn't follow the trading advice of billionaires if you aren't one.</div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/sure-invest-billionaire-if-you-are-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/equities/sure-invest-billionaire-if-you-are-one#comments Commentary Equities High Net Worth Asset Management Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:27:00 +0000 1269381 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>If you have as much money as George Soros, then you can invest like him.</p> Copyright Sean Gallup, Getty Images Editor's Letter: August 2016 http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-august-2016 <div class="field-deck"> The Asset Managers’ Dilemma </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just a quick note in this issue to let you know what is happening with our WealthManagement.com awards this fall. </div> <p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-august-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/commentary/editors-letter-august-2016#comments Industry Commentary Asset Management Mon, 08 Aug 2016 18:43:00 +0000 1262111 at http://wealthmanagement.com