July 4 reminds us of how the American experiment started. That stands in startling contrast to the SEC’s experimental standards.
According to Reg BI, retail investors do not understand “fiduciary.” The lesson: Get comfortable in ‘One size fits all.’
Despite the brokerage industry’s praise, Regulation Best Interest is nowhere near as strong as the fiduciary standard.
The Wall Street Journal remembered Warren Phillips, who retired as chairman of the Dow Jones Corporation in 1991 and passed away on May 10 at the age of 92.
By Knut A. Rostad — Despite SEC commissioner Peirce’s comments last week, absent real mitigation, the Reg BI rule is toothless.
By Knut A. Rostad — Maryland, Nevada and New Jersey and other states have an historic opportunity to make an extraordinary difference: to lead the nation towards a real fiduciary standard. Investors, like Gail from Maryland, can only hope they do.