John Jacobs, executive vice president of global information services at Nasdaq and pioneer of the QQQ ETF, reflects on the growth of the ETF industry and shares his predictions on upcoming trends.
Since the crisis, banks have relied on lower loan-loss provisions to make a profit. But banks actually made money in the third quarter. Here's how.
Treasuries gained, sending 10-year yields a one-month low, as jobless claims rose, business- equipment orders fell and home sales were less than forecast, raising concern about the health of the economic recovery.
Kelly King, BB&T's chairman and chief executive, expressed frustration with the interest rate environment. It's "challenging to get expenses down today."
The income tax on conversions may not be worth the potential appreciation they will get over a period of time; plus, low-cost holiday gift ideas and ways in which to make your money last in retirement.
CPA/advisory firm BKD Wealth Management adds Wolf Financial Management, after a deal between the two parent companies.
The SEC charged the firm with violating federal securities laws by providing unregistered cross-border brokerage and investment advisory services to U.S. clients.
"If you think you have no special needs clients, you probably are not asking the right questions, says Mike Walther.
The share of families with an individual account retirement plan such as an IRA or 401(k) is decreasing, but the assets in those plans are increasing, according to a new study.
Growing income inequality is said to be a major reason most consumers plan to spend the same or less than last year on holiday shopping, and it could hurt bank and credit union revenues in the fourth quarter and present them other long-term challenges.
With new bank chartering at a standstill, the FDIC has issued new guidance on de novo capital requirements and other issues in part to "demystify the application process."
Advisors thinking of resigning need to avoid the pitfalls--here's a primer on how to consciously uncouple from your employer.
The IRS is considering regulations to limit assets in IRAs; plus, six ways to make a penalty-free 401(k) withdrawal and new rules that allow 401(k) rollovers into company pension plans.
UBS sought damages for breach of employment contract; an ex-UBS advisor countered that he brought in $20 million in net new assets.
New tech-driven startups have upended the financial advice market. Now they just have to get through the coming shake-out.
According to RCS, 51 selling agreements have been reinstated -- but the firm refused to disclose the names of any broker-dealers who have resumed selling its products.
A Merrill Lynch advisor has left the wirehouse to join UBS Private Wealth Management.
Senate Democrats hammered William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, at a highly anticipated hearing on Friday, demonstrating the growing pressure the central bank is under to take harsher actions against banks and restrict examiners from defecting to institutions after leaving service.
Millennial women are making great strides in the workforce, but still "channel their inner ninth grade insecure freshman when it comes to financial matters," according to Fidelity's head of personal investing.
Moving into management isn't a natural progression for some. It requires a different skill set and it's not always the most successful advisors who make the grade.