Evan Simonoff is editor-in-chief and editorial director of Financial Advisor magazine, as well as editorial director of Private Wealth magazine. He has spent more than 15 years as an editor and reporter covering the financial services industry. Evan is a widely recognized expert on personal finance and investments. 

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Is Google Gunning For RIAs, Custodians And Robos Alike?

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Over the last few months, financial services industry participants have started asking whether Google might enter the business, and if it did, what specific markets might the tech giant target?

Richard Bernstein: Bull Market Of A Lifetime May Be In 5th Inning

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U.S. economy seen reasserting global dominance.

Dan Fuss: Defense Spending To Upend CBO Projections

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Loomis Sayles' vice chairman can't reconcile CBO smaller defense-spending projections with the stark reality that the U.S. is facing a world where a stable balance of power is disintegrating.

Ric Edelman: Kiss The 1% And Today’s Robo Advisors Goodbye

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Disruptive technologies are likely to render today’s robo advisors obsolete while producing huge challenges for investment advisors targeting the coveted 1 percenters, says Edelman.

Gundlach: Long-Term Treasurys May Tell Fed ‘Make My Day’

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“Wouldn’t it be a kick in the head” if the Federal Reserve Board raised interest rates and long-term 10- to 30-year Treasury bonds went up in price as their yields declined?

Jim Grant On Delusional Fed Policy And Safe Assets

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He likes Gazprom, which is selling at a 2.7 P/E after oligarchs' stealing.

Bogle Questions Romney’s IRA, DFA’s Proxy Voting Strategy

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Vanguard's founder questioned whether former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn’t take excessive advantage of the tax-deferred status of his IRA.

Pimco's Gross Unveils Three Secrets To Long-Term Outperformance

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Despite bad press, Pimco's chief investment officer says his company's strategies are still paying off.

Gundlach Sees 30% Odds Of New Lows In Interest Rates, More Deflation Possible

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Five years into the global QE experiment, the growing consensus is that it has been partially successful. Color DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach skeptical.

A Response To Ray Ferrara

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As far as "the numerous inaccuracies" in my earlier blog about the CFP Board, I have only one regret that needs to be clarified.

Global Junkets Lavished On Directors Fuel CFP Board High Life

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CEO Kevin Keller’s 90 percent raise over three years to $888,000 is the least of the SRO’s woes.

Winters Is Stunned At Buffett's Silence As Coke Tries To Dilute Investors, Enrich Management

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Wintergreen CEO David Winters is stunned by Warren Buffett's silence on Coca-Cola's plan to dilute shareholders by 14.2 percent and enrich senior management.

Dan Fuss: 1970s' Yale Endowment Lessons, Buy Stocks, Munis and Pray

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Fuss learned a few lessons reporting on investment decisions to former Fed chairman William McChesney Martin in the early 1970s.

Mitt Romney Talks About The Clintons, Obamacare And Putin

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The 2012 Republican presidential candidate voiced his fears about America's vulnerability at TD Ameritrade's conference.

P.J. O'Rourke Explains 4 Baby Boomer Classes, President Obama And Rev. Wright

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P.J. O'Rourke decided to break the 18-year boomer cohort in four separate age classes much like a high school, from senior to freshmen.

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