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Advisers walk fine line when managing client cash

Staying ahead of inflation in a low-yield environment can mean taking on more risk with emergency cash positions. The shortest-term certificates of deposit are yielding less than 65 basis points.

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Hot sector of ESG investing is cooling fast

The record-breaking boom in clean energy funds is rapidly giving way to a bust; since the beginning of May, about $154 million has been pulled from clean energy ETFs.

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New SEC chair faces challenges from other regulators

The responses of other federal agencies concerned about developments in securities markets may conflict with the SEC's core missions.

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SEC charges Texas RIA with fraud

Knight Nguyen Investments and its owner claimed to be experts in alternative investments.

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Rep. Casten pushes climate disclosure bill to strengthen SEC’s hand

The legislation advances to the House floor as the SEC is taking public comments on increasing ESG reporting requirements.

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ESG options in 401(k)s could boost contributions, Schroders finds

Ninety percent of plan participants who are aware of ESG choices said they invest in them.

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Federated Hermes takes advisers to school on ESG

The company's new Responsible Investing Institute taps into the growing appeal of ESG investing by giving financial advisers a road map to building portfolios and working with clients. Beyond the courses, the curriculum also include podcasts.

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Morningstar expands analysis of ESG commitments by asset managers

In the fund tracker's second round of measuring the ESG commitment of asset managers, it found that most fund companies rank near the bottom.

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Cboe files to list Fidelity Bitcoin ETF

The exchange has proposed listing Fidelity's Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust, saying in its filing that concerns about potential manipulation of a Bitcoin ETF have been 'sufficiently mitigated.'

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Signs of inflation are roiling asset markets

The most-recent round of U.S. corporate earnings calls showed the word inflation was back in vogue, with its usage rising 800% from a year ago.

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How online trading is driving investors to human advisers

Self-directed investors are reaching thresholds that are starting to make professional financial advice more appealing.

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Top exchange-traded funds in the first quarter

These charts are based on data from Refinitiv Lipper, an LSEG business, and reflect data through March 31.

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GameStop legislation causes partisan fissures

Democratic bills address investor protection concerns related to the frenzy; Republicans warn against regulating ordinary investors out of the market.

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Brokers raise billions for green land deals IRS calls tax scams

Expanded government crackdowns on syndicated conservation easement land deals are creating financial and legal headaches for some wealthy investors.

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Gensler vows to ensure compliance with Reg BI ‘as written’

In his first appearance on Capitol Hill since being confirmed as SEC chair, Gensler also addressed ESG and the gamification of investing.

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Why Tony Robbins, tax shelters and financial advisers don’t mix

The famed self-help guru is linked to a complaint by a pair of investors against their former financial adviser.

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Improvers the next ESG investment to clean up?

Investment managers bet polluters going green will be next hit with investors.

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Proxy voting adds ESG leverage to retirement plans

A new Morningstar report presents proxy voting as a backdoor entry to ESG investing for retirement plan participants. As advocates pressure for simpler proxy voting procedures, retail investors could gain considerable leverage.

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Robinhood takes swipe at Warren Buffett

The online brokerage was responding to Buffett's comment that Robinhood is contributing to the "casino aspect" of the stock market.

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Why the public is still leery of online brokerages

Lawsuits have popped up alleging wide-reaching conspiracies and gamification strategies at some of the most well-known firms. Online brokerages are increasingly responsible for rebuilding public trust.