InvestmentNews News and Opinion News and opinion from en-us <![CDATA[Blackstone and BlackRock are starting to cross over into each other's bread and butter]]> <![CDATA[Where's the ETF that tracks pot stocks?]]> <![CDATA[Strategies to help advisers craft better, timelier tweets]]> <![CDATA[Barclays brokers sniff at Stifel, jump to Merrill]]> <![CDATA[State regulators work on uniform approach to elder financial abuse]]> <![CDATA[Bill Gross adds voice to chorus warning of liquidity crunch for fund investors]]> <![CDATA[Minnesota adviser gets 25 years in prison for Ponzi scheme]]> <![CDATA[J.P. Morgan turns to Schwab to sell passive funds]]> the top-selling stock-picking fund manager for the past two years, is getting help selling its index-tracking ETFs from Charles Schwab.]]> <![CDATA[Finra arbitrators award couple $16.6 million from BNP Paribas]]> <![CDATA[Willis Group and Towers Watson to merge]]> <![CDATA[Fidelity launches platform to connect plan sponsors, advisers and third-party fiduciaries]]> <![CDATA[Jeffrey Gundlach is riding out the Greek storm in Treasuries]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Jeffrey Gundlach has been bracing for trouble in Greece and Puerto Rico by loading up on Treasuries and Ginnie Maes.]]> <![CDATA[More advisers simulating SEC exams to expose gaps before regulators come knocking]]> <![CDATA[Advisers' crucial role in constructing smarter portfolios to combat volatility]]> <![CDATA[Finra income soars due to increased fines, rising regulatory fees]]> <![CDATA[SEC appeals own judge's decision in case on custodians' payments to advisers for fund picks]]> not informing clients they were paid by Fidelity Investments to sell certain mutual funds.]]> <![CDATA[We're grexhausted and#8230; leave the euro already]]> <![CDATA[Bill Gross on co-founding Pimco: 'I just wanted to run money and be famous']]> <![CDATA[What same-sex couples should know about Medicare]]> <![CDATA[El-Erian sees 85% chance of Greek exit, putting him at high end of Wall Street expectations]]> <![CDATA[Deutsche team with $3.2 billion in assets forms RIA]]> <![CDATA[Insurance industry wants DOL to telegraph changes to fiduciary]]> <![CDATA[Backing up data in the cloud essential to advisers' disaster-recovery planning]]> <![CDATA[Greek capital controls send ripples across global financial markets]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Greece locks down its banks in a desperate attempt to prevent a public panic.]]> <![CDATA[Are robos making clients think that 1% fee is steep? ]]> <![CDATA[What lies ahead for the market in the second half of the year]]> <![CDATA[Investors in unconstrained bond funds capturing less than half of returns: Morningstar]]> <![CDATA[Custodians' payments to RIAs for fund picks raise eyebrows]]> <![CDATA[With Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, time to change financial plans]]> (Plus, find out why advisers won't need to 'specialize' to serve clientele in the gay community.)]]> <![CDATA[A lucrative market opens for advisers as marriage legalities level]]> <![CDATA[Pimco executives say they've adapted to life after Bill Gross]]> <![CDATA[No one can agree on the stock market's valuation]]> Breakfast with Benjamin:Some say the stock market is overvalued. Some say it's not. Either way, buckle up for a bumpy ride.]]> <![CDATA[Breaking down the best robos for your practice]]> <![CDATA[Automated advisers attract much smaller clients than humans: Morningstar]]> <![CDATA[Krawcheck to advisers: 'Middle-aged white guys' must help women get raises]]> <![CDATA[Oakmark's Bill Nygren: Investors penalize 'shareholder-unfriendly' CEOs too much]]> <![CDATA[Momentum to defund DOL fiduciary rule seems unstoppable]]> <![CDATA[Obamacare stands, solidifying health care planning]]> <![CDATA[7 traits all successful team leaders share]]> <![CDATA[GMO's Grantham: Stocks near bubble, but there's nothing to pop it]]> <![CDATA[Morningstar unveils active vs. passive performance comparison tool ]]> <![CDATA[Goldman's Cohn: Dream on if you think the Fed is hiking rates in September]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: Gary D. Cohn, president and COO of Goldman Sachs, believes the economy and markets are in no shape for higher rates.]]> <![CDATA[Former SEC Chairwoman Mary Schapiro's lessons on leadership]]> <![CDATA[House committee cuts funding for DOL's fiduciary rule]]> <![CDATA[Perez calls out variable annuities in argument for DOL fiduciary rule]]> <![CDATA[Growing consumer demand for health care and Social Security advice]]> <![CDATA[RBC Wealth Management grabs $1.2B team from Merrill Lynch ]]> <![CDATA[JPMorgan sues $2B team who left for Morgan Stanley]]> <![CDATA[Lawmakers consider lower tax rate for intellectual property housed in the U.S.]]> <![CDATA[The world braces for a slower Chinese economy]]> Breakfast with Benjamin: A weakening China will show the world how much it is really hooked on the Chinese economy.]]>