Because different products have different features, it is important to read the prospectus for details including charges, investment choices, death benefits, payout options, and other features.
Ceres just released its new Cool Response report calling attention to the fact that, despite the SEC's guidance on climate-risk reporting in 2010, such reporting is still inadequate and the SEC has not followed up with enforcement.
In 1934 when the FBI asked Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he reportedly answered, "Because that's where the money is." Today, if you ask an inve...
The August 2003 blackout of the northeast United States was a system of systems failure, in which things didn't go as planned, alarms didn't trigger, ...
In his SOTU speech, President Obama talked about the need to improve wages for all Americans, with a special emphasis on raising the minimum wage. But economic inequality exists as much because of oversized compensation at the top as it does because of inadequate pay at the bottom.
On the same day a BNSF oil train derailed and exploded in Casselton, North Dakota, Warren Buffett -- owner of holding company giant Berkshire Hathaway, which owns BNSF -- bought a major stake in pipeline logistics company Phillips Specialty Products Inc.
Academics are influential, because they are perceived as uniquely able to evaluate all sides with equal rigor, free from bias or obligation. If that is to continue, they must be completely transparent about their sources of funding.
Make no mistake: Here in D.C., the secret political contributions from the 1 percent of the 1 percent of the 1 percent are doing as much damage to our environment as anything else.
Both the AAN and Chamber have spent millions on ads calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. While Aetna stands to gain financially from the law, it and other insurers have been critical of the potentially profit-threatening consumer protections and regulations in it.
It isn't worth risking your hard earned savings.
The American Dream is alive and well in Generation Y; its entrepreneurial spirit as strong as any generation since the so-called Greatest Generation. It would be a shame if the inevitable erosion of hope in crowdfunding turns entrepreneurs away.
The phrase that you need to know is 'fiduciary standard.' The fiduciary standard is a code of conduct for the approximately 10,500 registered investment advisors who are regulated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange.
For nearly a decade, SAC Capital Advisors has been on the radar of the federal government for alleged systemic insider trading. On Monday, United Sta...
If equity crowdfunding had the same alert system color code as Homeland Security, it would have jumped from green to orange on October 23rd, 2013. Fo...
Now that the most significant change in securities law in years has become the law of the land, it's incumbent on Americans to ask a basic question: how will the JOBS Act actually create jobs?
Shareholders -- the owners of the company -- deserve to know where their money is going. Currently, it's too easy for one person in corporate management to secretly spend company money on pet political projects.