InvestmentNews News and Opinion http://www.investmentnews.com News and opinion from InvestmentNews.com en-us <![CDATA[Retail brokers are shut out of the SEC's market reform efforts]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Retail brokerages are shut out of the SEC's advisory committee for market reforms to protect retail investors.]]> <![CDATA[Target date funds are working but they can be expensive]]> <![CDATA[Advisers slow to take up robo opportunity]]> (Don't miss: 10 top robo-advisers to watch)]]> <![CDATA[Wirehouse advisers pile into euro-stock ETFs]]> <![CDATA[Citi Private Bank adjusts equity allocations with eye toward end of the bull market]]> <![CDATA[BlackRock alternative credit fund hopes to play rising rates to its advantage]]> <![CDATA[CFP Board eliminates government relations position]]> <![CDATA[CEOs are passing the buck to the strength of the buck]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: No longer blaming earnings shortfalls on the weather, CEOs are now passing the buck to the strong dollar.]]> <![CDATA[Fund expense ratios continue to fall as fund companies get richer]]> <![CDATA[Finra bars Wells Fargo broker who ran Miami nightclub]]> <![CDATA[Entice employees to save for retirement with a creative campaign]]> <![CDATA[Financial industry asks DOL for more time on fiduciary rule]]> <![CDATA[Former Cetera owner Don Marron returns to the investment advice business]]> <![CDATA[Strong markets, fund flows boost Janus with Gross]]> <![CDATA[Bond investors not ready for a rate hike in September: Pimco]]> <![CDATA[How the DOL's fiduciary rule affects retirement plan advisers' ability to land new business]]> <![CDATA[SEC says phony adviser is ripping off members of the military]]> <![CDATA[State Street gets the cold shoulder from financial advisers]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: State Street gets poor marks from financial advisers, despite dedicated efforts to mend fences and build new relationships.]]> <![CDATA[Price tag is only one factor to consider when acquiring a firm]]> <![CDATA[Go-anywhere bond funds not for the faint of heart]]> <![CDATA[Eaton Vance dismisses BlackRock remarks on NextShares]]> <![CDATA[Tax season takeaways keep on coming]]> <![CDATA[Want to survive an SEC audit? Go paperless]]> <![CDATA[Target-date growth boosts T. Rowe's assets in the first quarter]]> <![CDATA[It's time to look beyond the numbers to help strengthen client relationships]]> <![CDATA[State regulators to require continuity plans]]> <![CDATA[Incentive compensation should align with firm goals]]> <![CDATA[Wells Fargo nabs $650 million Barclays duo ]]> <![CDATA[Bill Gross says he will short the German bund, eventually]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Bill Gross calls out the 10-year German bund, but you'll want to wait more than a year for the end of Europe's easing.]]> <![CDATA[New York Fed President William C. Dudley says economy strong enough to handle rate hike this year]]> <![CDATA[A 3-phase approach to making social media work for you]]> <![CDATA[How to become a more valued retirement plan adviser]]> <![CDATA[Donald Marron's Lightyear Capital in deal for majority stake in advisory firm]]> <![CDATA[Fidelity revives mutual fund sales]]> <![CDATA[Millennials are saving but their fear of stocks could hurt them]]> <![CDATA[How advisers can avoid Finra scrutiny over personal liens, judgments, or bankruptcies]]> <![CDATA[More workers feel confident about their retirement: EBRI]]> <![CDATA[Bracing for the Greek exit]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Now might be a good time to start bracing for a Greek default, as the probability has never been as high.]]>