Some Thoughts on the Value of Forecasting
- MULTI-MANAGER VIEW. Smith, Ian // Money Marketing;7/14/2005, p20
Presents the author's view on the use of multi-manager funds. Assertion that multi-manager is a means by which independent financial advisors reduce their compliance risk; Statement that multi-manager offering takes away the asset allocation decision; Reference to the investment process as one...
- HNWs shifting away from advisers. Greenwood, John // Money Marketing;9/25/2003, p8
Reports on the findings of a survey on the behavior of high-net-worth investors in Great Britain. Use of independent financial advisers; Factors influencing the investors to manage their own portfolios.
- Financial Advisors. // Fairfield County Business Journal;11/14/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 46, Special section p5
The article lists the leading financial advisors in Connecticut including the Business and Financial Services Inc., the Asset Management Group Inc., the Emerald Planning Services Inc., the Hudson Heritage Capital Management Inc. and the New England Wealth Strategies.
- Targeting the small investor. Ram, R. Sree // Money Today;
The article focuses on small domestic brokerages in India that offer portfolio management services (PMS) to small investors or those with a minimum investible amount of Rx 5 lakh. PMS deal with handling of financial assets, which may be discretionary, where the fund manager does the buying and...
- Back to old times? Loria, Keith // Westchester County Business Journal;9/5/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 36, p25
The article focuses on the possible increase in the number of financial advisers in the U.S. This increase will be due to the increasing demand for services of financial advisers in managing money. Today, more financial advisers use fee-based approach. They can also exploit the market when it is...
- How can I be sure that my advisor isn't a Ponzi? Strand, Bill // Best Life;Apr2009, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p18
The article offers tips for ensuring that a financial adviser is not involved in fraudulent schemes. An advisor should have worked on transactions executed by well-known custodians, such as Fidelity, Schwab, or TD Ameritrade. An investor should determine who audits an investment advisor's...
- Bubble Trouble. Jahnke, William // Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p38
This article discusses why there is a need to reevaluate assumptions made by financial planners on current asset allocation. Most financial advisors engage in active stock selection and reject the idea of active asset allocation. This specious argument supporting active stock selection and...
- Advisers surrender reins to wraps. Keavney, Robert // Money Management;3/8/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p26
The article explores how platforms have significantly influenced the fund management sector in Australia. An overview of the discussion with a fund manager on the substantial benefit of the clients is offered. It is asserted that dealers should concentrate on the right to add investments to the...
- DESIGNER PORTFOLIOS. Stein, David M. // Financial Planning;Aug2002, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p78
Gives pieces of advice to financial planners about portfolio management. Steps in partitioning portfolios; Factors to consider in capital gain taxation; Recommendations to taxable investors.