S&P 500 Snapshot: Post-Fed Hike and FCC Ruling, Tax Bill Looms
The Big Four Economic Indicators: Industrial Production Up 0.2% in November
ECRI Weekly Leading Index: WLI Continues to Climb
Empire State Manufacturing Survey: Continued Growth in December
How North Korea Evades Sanctions
If sanctions against a target regime can be thought of as antibiotics, then North Korea has largely become drug-resistant. Indeed, North Korea is exhibiting “superbug” traits, increasingly impervious to sanctions, according to John Park.
The Unexpected Way Advisors Can Boost Profits
I have plenty of time in my schedule, which permits me to take on new business, expand my writing and engage in other work-related activities. Here’s my secret, which I’m happy to share.
The Other Side of Sexual Harassment
The focus of the sexual harassment issue is on women being victimized by men. I, however, have been victimized by women in business as well as personally.
How Advisors can be Great Storytellers
Why Referrals are Down – and What to Do About It
Why Target-Date Funds are Out of Date
The Unambiguous Tax Deferred Retirement Account
The Best Strategy for Retiring Without Adequate Savings
Why being authentic is best for connecting with clients
Back-tested strategies: Real or random?
Five Lessons the CIA Learned from ISIS and Al-Qaeda
Eight Questions to Answer When Naming Your RIA Firm
Value, Growth, or Both? A Framework for Allocating to Small-Cap U.S. Equity
While investing solely in a small-cap core strategy can provide a set-it-and-forget-it approach, those who believe in rebalancing or taking tactical views may prefer both small-cap value and small-cap growth strategies.
How to Navigate the Amazon Risk in the Consumer Space
There’s no questioning Amazon's impact on the consumer sector. The market continues to reward the company for its ambition, demonstrated success in taking market share, disruption of traditional business models, and expansion into new verticals and channels. However, this doesn't mean other opportunities don't exist in the consumer space.
In this recent white paper, Baird Equity Asset Management explores what some have dubbed "The Amazon Effect" in the changing consumer sector. Read on for timely insight on the risks and opportunities in today’s markets.
Skis And Bikes: The Untold Story Of Diversification
“The “free lunch” of diversification is that it allows investors to keep more of their money invested in high return assets while lowering the overall risk of the portfolio. Learn how to build explosion resistant, bulletproof portfolios to weather the markets’ most hostile environments. We guarantee you’ve never learned about diversification like this before.
20-Point System Template
Adopt a rainmaking mind-set to boost revenue. Download our free template outlining the 20-point system that can help you stay focused on revenue-generating activities. Learn practical strategies and techniques you can start implementing today to increase referrals, optimize strategic alliances, network more effectively, market to clients and prospects, and hold yourself accountable for your own success!