InvestmentNews News and Opinion http://www.investmentnews.com News and opinion from InvestmentNews.com en-us <![CDATA[Broker-dealers sound off as AIG leads off with first annuity for 401(k)s]]> (Don't miss: Top sellers of individual annuities)]]> <![CDATA[Adviser who sold tax avoidance schemes sent to prison for tax evasion]]> <![CDATA[Hedge fund performance continues to disappoint]]> <![CDATA[Falcone resigns as chairman, CEO of Harbinger Group]]> <![CDATA[India's roaring stock market, and funds that track it, get boost from cheap oil ]]> <![CDATA[Mutual funds to face new rules from SEC on portfolio holdings]]> <![CDATA[Economic recovery optimism boosts stock index futures]]> <![CDATA[John Hancock pushes for liquid alts in retirement plans]]> Breakfast with Benjamin:Shopping season bodes well for stocks. Plus: John Hancock pushes for liquid alts in retirement plans; being thankful for seasonal market timing; and learning to fly drones for fun and profit]]> <![CDATA[Life insurers launching new variable annuities despite tepid sales]]> <![CDATA[Upstart platform attracts advisory firms with access to alts and capital]]> <![CDATA[Citigroup fined $15 million for analyst supervisory failures]]> <![CDATA[Vanguard files for 'ultra' short-term bond fund]]> <![CDATA[Higher taxes loom for fund investors]]> <![CDATA[Some broker-dealers resume selling Schorsch-related REITs]]> <![CDATA[Pimco could withstand losing another $350 billion before asset flow starts to pinch]]> <![CDATA[New, easy and free technology to figure out capital gains distributions]]> <![CDATA[How to avoid the unexpected capital gain gift]]> <![CDATA[More buyers than sellers in the bond market means yields will remain low in 2015]]> <![CDATA[U.S. stocks climb slowly as European shares rally on stimulus hope]]> <![CDATA[Global buying binge pumps more air into the bond market run]]> Breakfast with Benjamin, featuring a global bond market mismatch that now has demand far outstripping supply. Plus: Loading up on stocks after retirement, how Larry Summers got it wrong, and new liquid alts players breaks it down for investors and advisers.]]> <![CDATA[Madoff scam recovery hits $10 billion, almost 60% of lost money, at a cost of $1 billion]]> <![CDATA[DOL to review documents in 401(k) excessive fee suit]]> <![CDATA[The economic immigration issue President Obama isn't ready to talk about]]> Breakfast with Benjamin, the immigration issue President Obama isn't ready to talk about. Plus: Morgan Stanley's wealth management riddle, chilly weather heats up commodities, and an honest look at Wall Street's culture of dishonesty.]]> <![CDATA[Accounting fiasco highlights tangled web behind Nicholas Schorsch's empire]]> <![CDATA[Brokers' push to fee-based comp slams higher-cost funds]]> <![CDATA[When slow Internet happens to fast people]]> <![CDATA[Embracing two routes to growth helps draw in assets ]]> <![CDATA[Stocks set for fifth week of gains with the help of central bankers]]> <![CDATA[This ETF acts like a bond and will give $800 million back to investors ]]> <![CDATA[Merrill Lynch loses two advisers with combined $2.1 billion in California]]> <![CDATA[SEC's Daniel Gallagher questions need to revise accredited-investor standard]]> <![CDATA[Retirement plan sponsors want more from advisers]]> <![CDATA[Soros' Quantum puts $500 million with Gross at Janus]]> <![CDATA[Deconstructing Social Security rules for remarriage]]> <![CDATA[Hard truths for bosses: When you're the problem, not the solution]]> <![CDATA[IRS losing the battle over mega-IRAs as company founders fill retirement accounts with nonpublic stock]]> <![CDATA[Global economic worries send stocks lower; focus turns to U.S. data]]> <![CDATA[Why the IRS is toothless in the fight against supersized IRAs]]> Breakfast with Benjamin menu, the Government Accountability Office solves the riddle of the multimillion-dollar IRA. Plus: Oil stocks bounce on the Senate's Keystone 'no' vote, seniors can't wait for Social Security, and strippers pose a threat to the '1099 economy.']]> <![CDATA[Morgan Stanley courts athletes, entertainers with new wealth unit]]> <![CDATA[Ex-Schwab broker barred for alleged theft of $1 million in office supplies]]> <![CDATA[Commodity Futures Trading Commission teams up with SEC and Finra to combat investor fraud]]> website linking resources on advisers and investment products.]]> <![CDATA[Using your imagination to help you move your book to a new firm]]> <![CDATA[A road map for navigating the changing financial planning landscape]]> <![CDATA[Investor appetite for China A-shares sends ETF assets toward record]]> <![CDATA[Fidelity researchers dive into virtual reality with StockCity]]> <![CDATA[Investors hit pause button awaiting Fed minutes]]> <![CDATA[Alan Greenspan dishes on fear and inertia]]> Breakfast with Benjamin, former Fed chairman Alan Greenspan talks fear of bubbles. Plus: Catching a ride on Japan's QE wave, Russia is sweating over low oil prices, and a union stalemate could lead to lower-cost Christmas trees.]]>