Private-equity firms are raising their profile in the indexed-annuity market, worrying some observers who fear that they are taking greater risks in increasing market share.
Picking the right mutual funds is a lot like selecting the right kinds of stocks to purchase.
Greg Smith’s very public resignation from Goldman Sachs has sparked heated
discussions in the financial services industry.
FINRA is looking closely at disclosure, suitability and yield-chasing practices associated
So-called father of indexing still not a fan of exchange-traded funds; ‘making a muddy pool muddier’.
Tumult on the variable annuity scene is dampening sales at broker-dealers, raising some concerns about the impact on revenue for the firms and their representatives.
Brookstone socked by Finra for sale of CMOs to the elderly; brokerage to appeal nonfinal decision.
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Pity the older people. They just can’t catch a break. Preyed upon by relatives, caregivers and con men, they are also, experts say, ill-equipped to choose someone to advise them on their finances.
Even so, 72% of industry assets remain in commission-based accounts.