Combining behavioral & data sciences to optimize chronic disease management

Digital tools have become an essential part of our lives. Online calendars guide our daily routine; Waze and Google Maps plan our routes – warning us of traffic or an accident ahead; websites and apps recommend restaurants nearby; and this is just to name a few. These technologies direct and redirect us, offering optimal guidance … Read more

INVEST Pitch Perfect winner: Vincere Health offers underserved patients a holistic solution to quit smoking

From left: Shalen De Silva, CEO and co-founder of Vincere Health, and Jake Keteyian, the company’s president and co-founder. Smoking rates have declined over the decades by two-thirds since the Surgeon General warned of the consequences of lighting up more than 50 years ago. But today about 1 in 7, or nearly 13%, of adults … Read more

Ultra-Rich Investors Flock to Bank of America’s Wealth Management Businesses

Bank of America ‘with wealth management businesses have experienced a surge in new ultra-wealthy clients since the beginning of last year as more individuals and families inherited wealth from previous generations and take their businesses public or sell them. Last year, Merrill Wealth Management and the Private Bank at Bank of America brought in a … Read more

US Stocks Turn Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting

US stock indexes rose Tuesday morning as investors geared up for the Federal Reserve’s policy decision this week and evaluated a batch of earnings. The S&P 500 climbed 0.8%, sustaining the momentum from a late rally that lifted stocks on Monday, May’s first business day. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite gained 0.3% while the Dow Jones … Read more

US Stocks Turn Higher Ahead of Fed Meeting

US stock indexes rose Tuesday morning as investors geared up for the Federal Reserve’s policy decision this week and evaluated a batch of earnings. The S&P 500 climbed 0.8%, sustaining the momentum from a late rally that lifted stocks on Monday, May’s first business day. The technology-focused Nasdaq Composite gained 0.3% while the Dow Jones … Read more

Elon Musk Has an Original Way to Outshine Warren Buffett

Elon Musk is the new Oracle. This title which is accompanied by the respect of both Wall Street and Main Street was previously attributed to the legendary investor Warren Buffett, 91, who is called the Oracle of Omaha. Buffett has inspired respect, admiration, and devotion to the point where the shareholder meeting of his conglomerate … Read more

‘A recession in the next 12 months is not in our base case’: Stocks got clobbered Friday. Why smart investors focus on the long game

The stock market ended a volatile week on a gloomy note Friday, with the three major US indexes plunging as investors got tripped up in worries like inflation, the Fed’s fight against it and fears of a hard-landing recession. As confidence got pummeled as well, financial experts recommended that investors don’t panic, but think about … Read more

‘A recession in the next 12 months is not in our base case’: Stocks got clobbered Friday. Why smart investors focus on the long game

The stock market ended a volatile week on a gloomy note Friday, with the three major US indexes plunging as investors got tripped up in worries like inflation, the Fed’s fight against it and fears of a hard-landing recession. As confidence got pummeled as well, financial experts recommended that investors don’t panic, but think about … Read more

What’s next for stock market as Federal Reserve moves towards ‘peak hawkishness’

Investors will watch for another gauge of US inflation in the week ahead after the stock market was rattled by the Federal Reserve ramping up its hawkish tone and suggesting large interest rate hikes are coming to get an overheating economy under control. “We’re probably seeing peak hawkishness right now,” said James Solloway, chief market … Read more

Selling a Business? A Financial Advisor Can Help.

Many business owners have the majority of their wealth locked up in their company. But they don’t always have a solid plan for what happens once they want to step back. That’s where financial advisors can play an important role. Most business owners wait too long to start thinking about an exit, and many don’t … Read more