Is your wealth advisor independent? Sometimes it’s not easy to say

Since the 2008 financial crisis tarnished the big banks and brokerages on Wall Street, the ranks of independent wealth advisers have grown faster than other categories. Improving their appeal is a standard known as the fiduciary rule, which legally requires these advisers to put the interests of clients first at all times and generally avoid … Read more

Is your wealth advisor independent? Sometimes it’s not easy to say

Since the 2008 financial crisis tarnished the big banks and brokerages on Wall Street, the ranks of independent wealth advisers have grown faster than other categories. Improving their appeal is a standard known as the fiduciary rule, which legally requires these advisers to put the interests of clients first at all times and generally avoid … Read more

Warren Buffett loves cheap stocks. The HP purchase is proof of that.

Text size Warren Buffett. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc. Warren Buffett is first and foremost a value investor. Berkshire Hathawayit is recent investment activity, including purchase of more than $4 billion in HP stockillustrates it. Over the years, much has been made of Buffett’s transformation from a high-value investor in the mold of his … Read more