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11 Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week!


11 Most Read IRIS Articles of the Week!

1. Why You Should Consider Crypto for Your Portfolio Strategy with Matt Hougan

Why cryptocurrency is the next big thing, and why you should care about it — Matt Hogan and Power Your Advice

2. A New Decade, Seismic Shifts and the Importance of Diversification

While we believe markets will continue to move higher in 2020, we think the leaders that pull it higher will be different. — Brent Schutte

3. 5 Ways to Explain Fiduciary Duty to Your Prospects and Clients

There’s a lot of talk out there on what it means to be a fiduciary and how it is beneficial to the clients to understand the difference between who is and who isn’t. But how can you actually explain this to a potential prospect of even your current clients? — Daniel Satchkov

4. Are We Headed for a Dow of 40,000?

Less than two weeks into 2020 investors have shrugged off the killing of Iranian Quds force commander Soleimani, a rocket attack on a U.S. installation … — David Nelson

5. Looks Like It’s Tech Stocks Or Bust

If you have been investing for a few decades, you can’t help but dive into some data when you notice that the technology sector of the S&P 500 is performing better than nearly everything else. — Rob Isbitts

6. Answering the Question: “What Have You Done for Me Lately?”

Back in the Dark Ages, when advisors shared Quotron machines and municipal bonds yielded 12%, a client could buy 100 shares of AT&T, hold it in their account for ten years, pay minimal account fees and ask for service and advice whenever they pleased. — Bryce Sanders

7. 10 Tips for Advisors Who May Be on the Move

It’s quite evident that the industry landscape has expanded dramatically—and an advisor in exploration mode has more to consider than ever before. As a result, it may be a daunting task for most to face the prospect of performing due diligence. — Barbara Herman

8. A Great Earnings Start Provides Confirmation Expansion is Running Strong

First quarter guidance was strong regarding net interest income and shares for the largest US bank were sharply higher.  JP Morgan remains best of breed in banking and King Dimon should feel like the king of FICC trading. — Edward Moya

9. The Value of Self Reflection in Times of Change with Christian McCormick

How ESG investing has evolved in the last 20 years, and how it continues to change today. — Christian McCormick and Permission to Succeed

10. Four Ways the Super Rich Manage Their Wealth

What separates the rich from the not-so-rich? — Timothy Scannell

11. New Thinking In Professional Development For Financial Advisers

A lot of advisers haven’t quite grasped the concept as yet of being able to expand their skills beyond technical competency.  We could perhaps take a note of an excellent insight aimed at the youth of today, and use it for our own professional development. — Tony Vidler

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