Wealth managers play 'robo advisers' at their own game – Financial Times

Financial planners are fighting back against the rise of “robo advisers” by arming themselves with the weaponry of their automated foes. Robo advisers — digital platforms that use artificial intelligence to provide low-cost online investment services — are tipped to take business from traditional wealth managers. But human advisers are using the same technologies that …

Bringing a more holistic approach to investing – Hubbis

Integrating the individual product conversation within the broader framework of investment goals is a key priority for Marc Lansonneur of DBS Bank. One of the main objectives this year for Marc Lansonneur, managing director and head of managed solutions and investment governance at DBS Bank, is to ensure his team continue to focus on taking …

Hyperledger used to track US oil on a blockchain – Brave New Coin

IBM, commodities trading house Trafigura, and the French investment bank Natixis are pioneering a blockchain solution for US crude oil transactions. Using a distributed ledger to host this market “allows major steps in a crude oil transaction to be digitized on the blockchain, ensuring improved transparency, enhanced security, and optimized efficiency,” according to IBM. By …

SEBI eyes one registration for equity, commodities brokers – The Hindu

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Everest Wealth Management banned from investment advice business – Baltimore Sun

Everest Wealth Management, the Towson firm known for its “Money Guys” infomercials, and its owner have been permanently banned from the investment advice business in a sweeping order issued this week by the Maryland attorney general’s office. The order also revokes owner Philip Rousseaux’s registration as an investment adviser and slaps him and his companies …

3 Top Health Insurance Stocks to Buy in 2017 – Motley Fool

There has been plenty of uncertainty in the air for health insurers lately. Republican efforts to replace Obamacare left the companies wondering how they would be impacted. Now that the attempt to pass new healthcare reform legislation has failed, several health insurance stocks could be solid picks. Here’s why Aetna (NYSE:AET), Centene (NYSE:CNC), and UnitedHealth …

For Commodity Prices, China's Output Is Becoming a Growing Factor – Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Chinese demand has long been the driving force in many global commodity markets. Now, expectations of falling production of goods from aluminum to coal are moving prices and getting more attention from investors. For example, last year, the world’s No. 2 economy upended the global coal market by restricting the working days of the country’s …