Merger and acquisition activity among registered investment advisor firms hit a new record during the first quarter of this year with 44 transactions being completed, according to investment bank DeVoe & Company. So report BenefitsPro.
U.S. energy stocks rebounded with a vengeance in 2016, with a handful of developments supporting strong enthusiasm for the industry. However, as with any instance of surging optimism, advisors would be well served to take a measured approach to investing in the sector.
It’s easy to dismiss millennials as being too young to have accumulated wealth, but the category that consists of Americans born between 1980 and 2000 shouldn’t be dismissed. That's, in part, because there are 90 million millennials. So reports Barron's.
This summer’s vote by the United Kingdom electorate to leave the European Union sent a shockwave through capital markets, with investors fearing that the action could lead to a reduction in investments in the country’s corporations, cumbersome trading restrictions, and further moderation of economic growth.