Draft Executive Order Would Give Trump a New Target: Modern Design – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Should every new government building in the nation’s capital be created in the same style as the White House? A draft of an executive order called “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” would establish a classical style, inspired by Greek and Roman architecture, as the default for federal buildings in Washington and many throughout …

Vanguard puts private-equity investments on the menu – InvestmentNews

The Vanguard Group has moved a step closer to offering private-equity investments to individual investors, which could represent another asset allocation tool for financial advisers serving wealthy clients. The $6.2 trillion asset manager announced Wednesday that it is partnering with private-equity markets investment specialist HarbourVest to add PE exposure to endowment and foundation accounts that …

DriveWealth Helps Business Clients Deliver a Frictionless Investment Infrastructure Featuring Real-Time, Fractionalized Shares – CardRates.com

In a Nutshell: Until very recently, investing in stocks and other assets was limited to those with enough funds to conduct full-share purchases through brokerage firms. That meant hefty account minimums and significant trading fees. Thankfully, technology has torn down the biggest barriers to investing, and DriveWealth is a platform that makes trading nearly frictionless …