SPAC Issuance Spikes & SEC Issues Warning to Investors about Celebrity Endorsements
With parabolic issuance and celebrity endorsements from Shaq to Jay-Z, SPACs are one of the hottest topics in finance. According to Dealogic, SPACs have raised almost $85 billion so far this year, which comes out to 72% of all IPOs. Still, some advisors and the SEC are offering their own words of caution.
International Assets Advisory CEO: Don't Chase Magic in the Markets
International Assets Advisory CEO Ed Cofrancesco shares his holistic approach to fostering strong relationships. With the historic rise of Gamestop, he also warns investors to be weary of "magic" in the markets and emphasizes the importance of diversification and a long-term strategy.
Top Wells Fargo Advisor Outlines Institutional Trends
Joe Montgomery, Managing Director, Investments at The Optimal Service Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, shares trends he is hearing from institutional clients. The Barron's Top 100 Advsior also explains longevity risk and the democratization of investing.
Strategies for High Net Worth Clients with Evercore Wealth Management
Evercore Wealth Management's Partner and Portfolio Manager, Brian Pollak, highlights the top trends in wealth management and examines the key strategies for advising high-net-worth clients and best practices in the industry.
A different take on growth vs. value
With the global economy in late cycle, should stock investors expect to see growth’s longstanding dominance give way to value? Portfolio manager Brad Vogt concedes it’s possible but proposes a more nuanced approach to the market.
NYSE to Add 'Human Market Makers' to ETFs
The NYSE plans to boost the 'human' element in the ETF listing process. Douglas M. Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the New York Stock Exchange offers insights into the latest ETF Quarterly Report.