Archive for January 2019

One of the biggest threats to our markets isn’t financial.

It’s digital. Back in the relatively-unplugged days of the early 1980’s, a little movie called “WarGames” raised the specter of a new potential threat in the American consciousness: the suggestion that a Regular Joe with a desktop computer could hack into the U.S. network and propel us towards a nuclear war. At its release, the…

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All Eyes on … Patrick Malone!

Name: Patrick Malone Title: Platform Specialist How long have you been with AE Wealth Management?: Just over 2 years What made you decide to join AEWM? Great opportunity with a great company that treats its employees very well. Tell me about your role, department and what they do? I am on the technology/platform team in…

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The Costs of a Government Shutdown

It’s the third week of the government shutdown, and a resolution doesn’t seem to be presenting itself any time soon. The partial shutdown – which has resulted in the closure of nine out of 15 federal departments, as well as dozens of agencies and federal programs1 – has already started a snowball of economic effects in…

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Funds with High Active Share Could Outperform

During Periods of Heightened Market Volatility In early 2018, the New York Attorney General reached an agreement with 13 major fund firms, requiring them to share how much their funds are actively managed.[i]  The information – called active share – can help investors stay informed as to how much active management they’re receiving compared to…

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