Articles under “SEC”

The Fight for a Fiduciary Standard

Wealthfront was founded on a simple vision: that every investor, large and small, deserves sophisticated financial advice. And contrary to a large majority of the industry, we always put our clients first.

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What To Do When Your Stock Lockup Ends

A flood tide of shares is hitting the market in May and June, as a number of the high-profile tech IPOs from the fall emerge from lockup periods, including Jive Software (JIVE), Zynga (ZNGA) and Angie’s List (ANGI). If you’re one of the employees of the 28 companies whose lockups are expiring in May or

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Signs Of Life In The Markets…or Life Support?

This week started out on a wave of relief after the market’s gains. As Monday rolled in, we sensed European politicians might be coming up with a plan to save the continent, and a few people were even floating on the idea that stocks could lead a real recovery.

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Friday Reads: Famed Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely Takes A Swipe At Advisors

Author and behavioral economist Dan Ariely says investment advisors ask the wrong questions and generally aren’t worth the high fees that they charge. The two questions that advisors ask, he says, are: How much of your current salary will you need in retirement?

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