11/15/2012

Moneyball for Advisors

A central question of both the book and the film was: how could a small-market, small-budget baseball team like the Oakland A’s compete against teams from larger markets that had the resources to pay top dollar for superstar players?

11/15/2012

Canada wealth managers struggle to entice Gen Y advisers

That is one of the issues that Canada's wealth management industry faces as it grapples with the challenge of attracting Gen Y's as both advisers and clients in an age when chronically poor returns have taken the shine off investing and financia

11/15/2012

Banks may shrink for good as layoffs near 160,000

The tally of nearly 160,000 job cut plans, meanwhile, is likely to be a conservative estimate as smaller banks and brokers are also cutting staff or shutting up shop, and bigger banks have not always disclosed target numbers of layoffs.

11/14/2012

Wealth Sentiment Monitor - RESEARCH

Skandia International has published a new study into consumer confidence and sentiment towards wealth which was carried out across the territories relevant to Skandia International / Old Mutual Wealth.

11/13/2012

Is Singapore Worth Emulating?

The island nation already reportedly leads the world in GDP per capita, as well as boasting one of the most competitive international economies in global rankings.

11/13/2012

Confidence in China reaches three year high - RESEARCH

Confidence in the outlook for China’s economy has surged to a three-year high, underpinning broader optimism about the global economy and equity markets, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for November.

11/12/2012

Wall Street's BONUS BLUES

Almost 20 percent of employees won’t get year-end bonuses, according to Options Group